Im·port v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imported; p. pr. & vb. n. Importing.]
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 Brazil, 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; signify; imply; indicate; betoken; interest; concern.
adj : used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign
source; "imported wines"