Definition of Meaning. Meaning of Meaning. Synonyms of Meaning

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Definition of Meaning

Meaning
Mean Mean, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Meant; 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. ?. 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. 1. 20. 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 me?neth. --Matt. ix. 13.
Meaning
Meaning Mean"ing, n. 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; sence; import; as, the meaning of a hint. 3. Sense; power of thinking. [R.] -- Mean"ing*less, a. -- Mean"ing*ly, adv.

Meaning of Meaning from wikipedia

- Meaning most commonly refers to: Meaning (linguistics), meaning which is communicated through the use of language Meaning (philosophy), definition, elements...
- The Meaning of Meaning: A Study of the Influence of Language upon Thought and of the Science of Symbolism (1923) is a book by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards...
- The meaning of life, or the answer to the question: "What is the meaning of life?", pertains to the significance of living or existence in general. Many...
- Will to meaning may refer to: The Will to Meaning, a book by Viktor Frankl, founder of logotherapy Will to meaning (Frankl), a concept in logotherapy This...
- the world? What is the connection between music and emotions? What is meaning in relation to music? In ancient times, such as with the Ancient Gr****s...
- human existence, such as objective truth, knowledge, morality, values or meaning. Different nihilist positions hold variously that human values are baseless...
- In psychology, meaning-making is the process of how people construe, understand, or make sense of life events, relationships, and the self. The term is...
- metasemantics, meaning "is a relationship between two sorts of things: signs and the kinds of things they intend, express, or signify". The types of meanings vary...
- responses were carefully worded, and he argued, "it depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is," with regard to the truthfulness of his statement...
- (from Ancient Gr****: σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning[disambiguation needed], reference, or truth. The term can be used to refer...