of means


: having wealth or riches
a man/woman of means

Examples of of means in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kyles was booked on numerous felony charges, including manslaughter, endangerment, theft of means of transportation and DUI. Dylan Wickman, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 He was booked into the Cochise County Jail on several felony charges, including Robbery, 11 counts of theft of means of transportation and felony theft. Julia Daye, Sacramento Bee, 16 Feb. 2024 The air force said an array of means was used to try to defeat the Russian attack, including air defense missiles, ground forces, and electronic warfare systems. Jack Guy, CNN, 7 Feb. 2024 Gorham was sentenced in 2019 out of Apache County for theft of means of transportation and a drug paraphernalia violation. Jose R. Gonzalez, The Arizona Republic, 12 Jan. 2024 The threat actor uses a variety of means to compromise its victims. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 28 Nov. 2023 My personal attempts to resolve such problems, and the discovery of means to do it, provided the motivation for writing this book. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2023 Among those of means, some are already self-insuring. Adam S. Posen, Foreign Affairs, 2 Aug. 2023 For young Europeans of means in the 17th to 19th centuries, these travels through Italy and France were a rite of passage, a way to supplement one’s education by taking in the treasures of classical antiquity and the Renaissance. Naomi Rougeau, ELLE, 1 Sep. 2023

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“Of means.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20means. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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