Thesaurus

meanings

noun
plural of meaning

Synonyms & Antonyms of meanings

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 for meanings

Words Related to meanings

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 for meanings

Words Related to meanings

Near Antonyms for meanings

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About meanings

Thesaurus Entries Near meanings

meaninglessness

meanings

meanly

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Meanings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meanings. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on meanings

Nglish: Translation of meanings for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of meanings for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!