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Synonyms for meaning
ˈmi nɪŋmean·ing

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  1. meaning

    Synonyms:
    signification, import, significance, purport, sense, aim

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  1. meaning, significance, signification, importnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    importee, import, consequence, moment, substance, signification, significance, importation, implication

    Antonyms:
    meaningless, nonmeaningful

  2. meaning, substanceadjective

    the idea that is intended

    "What is the meaning of this proverb?"

    Synonyms:
    means, nitty-gritty, meat, import, core, inwardness, sum, subject matter, center, gist, heart and soul, content, substance, nub, signification, centre, kernel, essence, message, heart, significance, marrow, pith

    Antonyms:
    nonmeaningful, meaningless

  3. meaning(a), pregnant, significantadjective

    rich in significance or implication

    "a meaning look"

    Antonyms:
    meaningless, nonmeaningful

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  1. which means

    meaning they are no longer needing help

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

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  1. meaningnoun

    Synonyms:
    intention, intent, purpose, design, aim, object

  2. meaningnoun

    Synonyms:
    signification, sense, acceptation, explanation, interpretation

  3. meaningnoun

    Synonyms:
    import, purport, significance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. meaningnoun

    Synonyms:
    signification, significance, import, acceptation, intent

    Associated words:
    lexicology, semasiology

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How to use meaning in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Poetry encourages readers to slow down and contemplate the meaning of the words and ideas presented.

  2. Stanley Kubrick:

    You're free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don't want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he's missed the point.

  3. Anaïs Nin:

    Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.

  4. Peter Kenny:

    Markets are banking on an unchanged interest rate narrative, not only in June but for the foreseeable future, meaning certainly to the end of the summer.

  5. Harriet Lerner:

    Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.


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