Definition of Import. Meaning of Import. Synonyms of Import

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Definition of Import

Import
Import Im*port", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imported; p. pr. & vb. n. Importing.] [L. importare to bring in, to occasion, to cause; pref. im- in + portare to bear. Sense 3 comes through F. importer, from the Latin. See Port demeanor.] 1. 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. 2. To carry or include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to signify. Every petition . . . doth . . . always import a multitude of speakers together. --Hooker. 3. To be of importance or consequence to; to have a bearing on; to concern. I have a motion much imports your good. --Shak. If I endure it, what imports it you? --Dryden. Syn: To denote; mean; sighify; imply; indicate; betoken; interest; concern.
Import
Import Im*port", v. i. To signify; to purport; to be of moment. ``For that . . . importeth to the work.' --Bacon.
Import
Import Im"port, n. 1. Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; -- generally in the plural, opposed to exports. I take the imports from, and not the exports to, these conquests, as the measure of these advantages which we derived from them. --Burke. 2. That which a word, phrase, or document contains as its signification or intention or interpretation of a word, action, event, and the like. 3. Importance; weight; consequence. Most serious design, and the great import. --Shak.

Meaning of Import from wikipedia

- An importer is the receiving country in an export from the sending country. Importation and exportation are the defining financial transactions of international...
- or by a supranational union on imports or exports of goods. Besides being a source of revenue for the government, import duties can also be a form of regulation...
- Look up import in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Import is the act of bringing goods into a country. Import may also refer to: import and export of...
- Look up import-export in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Import and export or import/export may refer to: Import and export of goods International trade...
- parallel import is a non-counterfeit product imported from another country without the permission of the intellectual property owner. Parallel imports are...
- The import scene, also known as the import racing scene or tuner scene, is a subculture of modifying mostly ****anese-import cars, particularly in the...
- closure of Gaza's borders. Israel says the reason for the restrictions on import of goods into the Gaza Strip is to pressure Hamas, which does not recognise...
- Import substitution industrialization (ISI) is a trade and economic policy that advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production. It is based...
- Static import is a feature introduced in the Java programming language that allows members (fields and methods) which have been scoped within their container...
- Import/Export is an Austrian drama film by the director Ulrich Seidl from 2007. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and...