part of speech: adjective

definition 1: having great meaning or value.

  • Buddha’s teachings have been important to many people.

antonyms: insignificant, minor, slight, small, trivial, unimportant

definition 2: powerful or having great influence.

  • The mayor of our city is an important woman.

synonyms: eminent, influential, major, prominent

antonyms: unimportant

derivation: importantly (adv.)