Antonyms of noun import

1 of 5 senses of import

Sense 1
import, importation -- (commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country)
       Antonym of export (Sense 1)
      => export, exportation -- (commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun import

5 senses of import

Sense 1
import, importation -- (commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country)
       => commodity, trade good, good -- (articles of commerce)

Sense 2
import, importee -- (an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees")
       => foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlander -- (a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country)

Sense 3
meaning, significance, signification, import -- (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")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 4
significance, import, implication -- (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")
       => meaning, substance -- (the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?")

Sense 5
consequence, import, moment -- (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")
       => significance -- (the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power")

Antonyms of verb import

2 of 3 senses of import

Sense 1
import -- (bring in from abroad)
       Antonym of export (Sense 1)
      => export -- (sell or transfer abroad; "we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance")

Sense 2
import -- (transfer (electronic data) into a database or document)
       Antonym of export (Sense 2)
      => export -- (transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb import

3 senses of import

Sense 1
import -- (bring in from abroad)
       => trade, merchandise -- (engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets")

Sense 2
import -- (transfer (electronic data) into a database or document)
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 3
spell, import -- (indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!")
       => mean, intend -- (mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?")

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