commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country(noun.artifact)
Synonym:importation Antonym:export, exportation
an imported person brought from a foreign country(noun.person)
Example: 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(noun.communication)
Synonym:meaning, significance, signification
Example: The import of his announcement was ambiguous.
a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred(noun.cognition)
having important effects or influence(noun.attribute)
Synonym:consequence, moment Antonym:inconsequence
Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; -- generally in the plural, opposed to exports.(noun)
bring in from abroad(verb.possession)
transfer (electronic data) into a database or document(verb.possession)
indicate or signify(verb.communication)
To bring in from abroad; to introduce from without; especially, to bring (wares or merchandise) into a place or country from a foreign country, in the transactions of commerce; -- opposed to export. We import teas from China, coffee from Brasil, etc.(verb)