What does the word important mean?

Usage examples for important

  1. At this moment she was very important to herself. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. No doubt; but the most important thing is to know how he's living now, and on what! – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  3. I guess you two had more important things to talk about. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White