import (n.)
importance, significance, consequence
1H6 I.i.91 [Second Messenger to nobles] France is revolted from the English quite, / Except some petty towns of no import
Oth III.iii.313 [Emilia to Iago, of his taking Desdemona's handkerchief] If it be not for some purpose of import, / Give't me again
RJ V.ii.19 [Friar Laurence to Friar John, of his letter to Romeo] The letter was not nice, but full of charge, / Of dear import
TG III.i.55 [Duke to Valentine, of Valentine's letters] Be they of much import?
TS III.ii.101 [Tranio as Lucentio to Petruchio] tell us what occasion of import / Hath all so long detained you