Associations to the word «Meaning»


MEANING, noun. The symbolic value of something.
MEANING, noun. The significance of a thing.
MEANING, noun. (semantics) The objects or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.
MEANING, noun. (obsolete) Intention.
MEANING, verb. Present participle of mean
MEANING, adjective. Having a (specified) intention.
MEANING, adjective. Expressing some intention or significance; meaningful.
MEANING OF LIFE, noun. (religion) (philosophy) A hypothetical answer to all of life's ultimate questions; the purpose or raison d'être of human life.

Dictionary definition

MEANING, noun. 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, noun. The idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?".
MEANING, adjective. Rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look".

Wise words

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