Meaning of import

Definition of import

(noun) commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
(verb) bring in from abroad
transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"

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