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meanings, plural;
  1. Intended to communicate something that is not directly expressed
    • - she gave Gabriel a meaning look
  1. What is meant by a word, text, concept, or action
    • - the meaning of the word “supermarket”
    • - it was as if time had lost all meaning
  2. Implied or explicit significance
    • - he gave me a look full of meaning
  3. Important or worthwhile quality; purpose
    • - this can lead to new meaning in the life of older people

  1. meaning(a): rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look"
  2. the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
  3. (means) how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
  4. (means) an instrumentality for accomplishing some end
  5. (means) considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means"
  6. In existentialism, meaning is understood as the worth of life. Meaning in existentialism is unlike typical conceptions of "the meaning of life", because it is descriptive. Due to the method of existentialism, prescriptive or declarative statements about meaning are unjustified. ...
  7. Houses third season ran from September 5, 2006 to May 29, 2007. Early in the season, House temporarily regains the use of his leg, due to Ketamine treatment, after he was shot in the season two finale. ...
  8. Meaning in linguistics is what is expressed by the writer or speaker, and what is conveyed to the reader or listener. Meaning is inferred from objects or concepts expressed by words, phrases or sentences in semantics. ...
  9. Music is an art form whose medium is sound. Common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. ...
  10. A non-linguistic meaning is an actual or possible derivation from sentience, which is not associated with signs that have any original or primary intent of communication. ...
  11. The nature of meaning, its definition, elements, and types, was discussed by Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas (also known as the AAA framework). According to them 'meaning is a relationship between two sorts of things: signs and the kinds of things they mean (intend, express or signify)'. ...
  12. The symbolic value of something; The significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life"; The objects or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says
  13. (meaned) Having a specific type of mean (mathematical mean)
  14. (means) Resources; riches
  15. (Meanings) Roll your mouse over a meaning to learn more about it. Click on a meaning to bring it to the center.
  16. (Meanings) This is the most obvious way to categorize words and involves slotting each word into a topic the word is about. Examples I've used include Islamic Terms and Emotive Words.
  17. (Meanings) Translations of the word into English or Japanese. Many words have multiple meanings, as the translation is different in different contexts. Some meanings have gray labels indicating the part of speech, subject area or other information. ...
  18. (Means) Another term for actions. In Ethics, “means” are often contrasted with “ends” so that some ethical theories focus on the intrinsic goodness of an action while others look at the consequences of actions.
  19. (MEANS) As pertains to this glossary, denotes an exhaustive definition or list.
  20. (Means) An object (such as money) or activity (such as medical treatment) sought or pursued, not for it's own sake, but for the sake of something else (as money is sought for the things it can buy, and medical treatment undergone for the sake of health).  Contrast: end.
  21. (Means) The amount of the planet’s resources we can safely afford to rely on to meet those needs. The requisite health of an ecosystem relative to that social objective.
  22. (Means) The material that is used to represent it.
  23. (Means) are the available resources and include people, expertise, time, material, and budget.
  24. (Means) b and c in the proportion
  25. (Means) the instrument or object whereby a self-destructive act is carried out (i.e., firearm, poison, medication)