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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋminIŋ 〕


〔 ˊmiːniŋ 〕

Overview of noun meaning

The noun meaning has 2 senses

  • meaning, significance, signification, import -- (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")

  • meaning, substance -- (the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?")

Overview of verb mean

The verb mean has 7 senses

  • mean, intend -- (mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?")

  • entail, imply, mean -- (have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers")

  • mean, intend, signify, stand for -- (denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means")

  • intend, mean, think -- (have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night")

  • mean -- (have a specified degree of importance; "My ex-husband means nothing to me"; "Happiness means everything")

  • think of, have in mind, mean -- (intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!")

  • mean -- (destine or designate for a certain purpose; "These flowers were meant for you")

Overview of adj meaning

The adj meaning has 1 sense