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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 may refer to: Meaning (existential), the worth of life in contemporary existentialism Meaning (linguistics), meaning which is communicated through...
- 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...
- form of existential nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value. Moral nihilists ****ert that there is no inherent...
- 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...
- psychology, meaning-making is the process of how persons construe, understand, or make sense of life events, relationships, and the self. Through meaning-making...
- 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...
- In semiotics, the meaning of a sign is its place in a sign relation, in other words, the set of roles that it occupies within a given sign relation. This...
- specific Berber people in western Libya, but the name acquired more general meaning during the medieval period, ****ociated with "Muslim", similar to ****ociations...
- to the University of Toronto as a full professor. He aut****d Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief in 1999, a work which examined several academic...
- 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...