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meaning

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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