Definition of meaningful
meaningfullyplay \-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of meaningful in a Sentence
The test did not produce any meaningful results.
She looked at him in a meaningful way.
He wanted to feel that his job was meaningful.
The trip turned out to be very meaningful for both of them.
Recent Examples of meaningful from the Web
What feels like excruciating minutiae in real time will be meaningful work in retrospect.
While the club’s projects vary, from providing clean water in Ecuador and assisting during natural disasters overseas to helping with local projects, Fuqua said endeavors that involve helping youths are especially meaningful to him.
Even more meaningful, however, is when my sons cook for me.
And with tens of thousands of people clamoring for recognition, it’s often the simplest and least meaningful requests that end up being honored.
Some of our inventions, in the guise of easy, fast communication, are actually retarding our ability to say anything eloquent or meaningful.
A: The foundation promotes philanthropy through meaningful partnerships with donors and community organizations.
Such mandates with direct links to meaningful improvements in stream flow should certainly be a factor in deciding whether to build a desalination plant.
Meanwhile, the only team that seems capable of running away with the division this season is Cleveland, the 2016 AL champions, and the Indians are 27-24 and on their way into town this weekend for a meaningful series.
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First Known Use of meaningful
MEANINGFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meaningful for English Language Learners
: having a clear meaning
: expressing an emotion or idea without words
: having real importance or value
MEANINGFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of meaningful for Students
: having a meaning or purpose
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