important adj.

VERBS be, seem | become | remain | make sth This is what makes our work so important. | believe sth, consider sth, deem sth, regard sth as, see sth as, think sth These ideas are considered enormously important.

ADV. critically, crucially, enormously, especially, extremely, hugely, most, particularly, really, terribly, very, vitally This is most important: you must deliver the letter to Johnson himself. | increasingly | doubly | fairly, quite | equally These two factors are equally important. | internationally, regionally an internationally important site for these rare birds | economically, functionally, historically, politically, strategically historically important buildings

PREP. for It's important for you to understand this. | to Spending time with my children is important to me. The work of the intelligence services was crucially important to victory in the war.