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mean

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being about midway between extremes of amount or size
  • for the state of Florida, what is the mean number of sunny days per month?
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mean

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1 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank
  • Alexander Hamilton seems to have had feelings of inferiority because of his mean origins
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6 of the very best kind
  • Iʼm a mean dancer, so you could do worse than go to the prom with me
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mean

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1 a middle point between extremes
  • that candidate's moderate views were seen as the mean that voters were looking for
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mean

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1 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind
  • the national anthem means various things to various people
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2 to be of importance
  • your presence at my graduation would mean a lot to me
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3 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • I mean to win this race
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aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], intend, look, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purpose

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4 to serve as a sign or symptom of
  • these colder nights mean autumn has truly arrived
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