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Synonyms for meaning
ˈmi nɪŋmean·ing

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  1. meaning

    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"

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

    meaningless, nonmeaningful

  2. meaning, substanceadjective

    the idea that is intended

    "What is the meaning of this proverb?"

    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

    nonmeaningful, meaningless

  3. meaning(a), pregnant, significantadjective

    rich in significance or implication

    "a meaning look"

    meaningless, nonmeaningful

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Editors Contribution

  1. which means

    meaning they are no longer needing help

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meaningnoun

    intention, intent, purpose, design, aim, object

  2. meaningnoun

    signification, sense, acceptation, explanation, interpretation

  3. meaningnoun

    import, purport, significance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meaningnoun

    signification, significance, import, acceptation, intent

    Associated words:
    lexicology, semasiology

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How to use meaning in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    If it happens it goes down as one of the largest deals ever made, it will have an incredibly positive impact on farming, meaning agriculture, industrial products, computers, every type of product.

  2. Dan Jewett:

    It is strange to be writing a letter indicating I plan to give away the majority of my wealth during my lifetime, as I have never sought to gather the kind of wealth required to feel like saying such a thing would have particular meaning.


    - the term- livity-refers to all things relating to life and living. In the rasta icabulary of ras cardo, peter tosh and the trench town brethrens reasonings in the 60's, it took on a strictly defined meaning as to the purpose and reason for life. Rasta is all about life, jah life and liberty, not death and destruction. It is a term not to be used loosely. It was coined by ras cardo.

  4. President Ghani:

    We will make peace with those who know about humanity, Islam and the meaning of Afghanistan and do not destroy their country for the interests of outsiders.

  5. Hassan Tunai:

    I wish it would not be like this, when we see them (the migrants), the money that we earned loses its meaning. It does not make us happy.

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