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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mean \Mean\ (m[=e]n), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Meant} (m[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Meaning}.] [OE. menen, AS. m[=ae]nan to recite, tell, intend, wish; akin to OS. m[=e]nian to have in mind, mean, D. meenen, G. meinen, OHG. meinan, Icel. meina, Sw. mena, Dan. mene, and to E. mind. [root]104. See {Mind}, and cf. {Moan}.]

1. To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do?

What mean ye by this service ? --Ex. xii. 26.

Ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good. --Gen.

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I am not a Spaniard To say that it is yours and not to mean it. --Longfellow.

2. To signify; to indicate; to import; to denote.

What mean these seven ewe lambs ? --Gen. xxi. 29.

Go ye, and learn what that meaneth. --Matt. ix. 13.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Meaning \Mean"ing\, noun

1. That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent.

If there be any good meaning towards you. --Shak.

2. That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sense; import; as, the meaning of a hint.

3. Sense; power of thinking. [R.] -- {Mean"ing*less}, adjective -- {Mean"ing*ly}, adverb

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

meaning

adjective

1: rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look" [syn: {meaning(a)}, {pregnant}, {significant}]

noun

1: 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" [syn: {meaning}, {significance}, {signification}, {import}]

2: the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?" [syn: {meaning}, {substance}]


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