1. in an important way or to an important degree
; - Example: "more importantly, Weber held that the manifold meaning attached to the event by the social scientist could alter his definition of the concrete event itself"[syn: importantly, significantly]
2. in an important way;
- Example: "for centuries jellies have figured importantly among English desserts, particularly upon festive occasion"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Importantly \Im*por"tant*ly\, adv.
In an important manner.