Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

what is the meaning of meaning?

meaning means

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. to have in mind as one's purpose or intention; intend: I meant to compliment you on your work.

    2. to intend for a particular purpose, destination, etc.: They were meant for each other.

    3. to intend to express or indicate: What do you mean by “liberal”?

    4. to have as its sense or signification; signify: The word “freedom” means many things to many people.

    5. to bring, cause, or produce as a result: This bonus means that we can take a trip to Florida.

    6. to have (certain intentions) toward a person: He didn't mean you any harm.

    7. to have the value of; assume the importance of: Money means everything to them. She means the world to him.

    –verb (used without object)

    8. to be minded or disposed; have intentions: Beware, she means ill, despite her solicitous manner.


    9. mean well, to have good intentions; try to be kind or helpful: Her constant queries about your health must be tiresome, but I'm sure she means well.

  • 5 years ago


  • 1 decade ago

    Meaning (linguistic), meaning which is communicated through the use of language.

    Meaning (non-linguistic), extra-linguistic meaning (intentional communication without the use of language), and natural meaning, where no intentions are involved at all.

    Meaning as definition, interpretation, or semantics.

    Meaning (semiotics) has to do with the distribution of signs in sign relations.

    Meaning as a relationship between ontology and truth

    Meaning as a reference or equivalence

    Meaning as values or a value system

  • Janet
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Meaning is a sense of purpose and essence is the quality, while purpose is the reason for which something is done or exists. Therefore, meaning is simply purpose with essence.

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  • 1 decade ago

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  • 4 years ago

  • 1 decade ago

    if you mean it that the meaning but if you don't mean it that the meaning so 'meaning of meaning' is a what i mean it now.

  • 1 decade ago

    the meaning is of meaning is not bonded to bunch of words in any really your intentions to understand the meaning other wish every thing is meaning less

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Meaning means another word (it can be from another language) for that word.

  • 1 decade ago

    "Meaning" means "explaining about a particular word"

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