meaning of import

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.
To carry or include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to signify.
To be of importance or consequence to; to have a bearing on; to concern.
To signify; to purport; to be of moment.
Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; -- generally in the plural, opposed to exports.
That which a word, phrase, or document contains as its signification or intention or interpretation of a word, action, event, and the like.
Importance; weight; consequence.
import To read data that is not in the native format of the application. For example, a web browser will have its own way of storing bookmarks but it will usually provide a function to import bookmarks from Internet Explorer. The alternative is to provide an independent external conversion utility but this is usually less convenient for the user.
commodities goods or services bought from a foreign country

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