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adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of meaning

  1. clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood) <gave me a meaning look after I said that> Synonyms eloquent, expressive, meaningful, pregnant, revealing, revelatory, significant, suggestiveRelated Words graphic (also graphical), pictorial, vivid; evocative, redolent, reminiscent; sententious, weighty; flavorful, full-bodied, richAntonyms unexpressive




meaning

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of meaning

  1. 1 the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action <the unmistakable meaning of the skier's upraised arms as he finished his spectacular run> Synonyms content, denotation, drift, import, intent, intention, purport, sense, significance, signification Related Words connotation; clue, cue, hint, implication, indication, inkling, intimation, suggestion; message, tenor, theme; bottom, essence, essentiality, nature, soul, spirit, stuff; acceptance, acceptation, definition; burden, crux, gist; core, heart, kernel, marrow, nub, nucleus, pith, point, quick; matter, motif, motive, question, subject, topic

  2. 2 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <the people have a right to know what the president's meaning is in getting the nation involved in this war> Synonyms aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, goal, object, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way





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