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Another word for mean

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Verb
  1. To have or convey a particular idea

    See also:

    meaning

  2. To have in mind as a goal or purpose

      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
      2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
      3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. To have in mind; plan:
      2. To design for a specific purpose:
      3. To have in mind for a particular use:
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
      2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
      3. To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
Noun
  1. Something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

      1. An amount or level considered to be average; a standard:
      2. An equality of status, level, or value; equal footing:
      3. The established value of a monetary unit expressed in terms of a monetary unit of another country using the same metal standard.
      1. A pattern that is regarded as typical of something:
      2. A standard or expectation that is established for a given enterprise or effort:
      3. A pattern of behavior considered acceptable or proper by a social group:
      1. Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
      2. An intervening substance through which something else is transmitted or carried on.
      3. An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
      1. Relating to, located in, or extending toward the middle.
      2. Of, relating to, or situated in or near the plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves; mesial.
      3. Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
      1. A number that typifies a set of numbers of which it is a function.
      2. An intermediate level or degree:
      3. The usual or ordinary kind or quality:
    See also:

    usual

  2. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved.

      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
      2. An intervening substance through which something else is transmitted or carried on.
      3. An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
      1. A machine or mechanical appliance.
      2. The arrangement of connected parts in a machine.
      3. A system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine:
      1. Existing or occurring between; intermediate.
      2. Acting as a mediator or an agent between persons or things.
      3. One that acts as a mediator.
      1. The application or use of instruments.
      2. The study and practice of arranging music for instruments.
      3. The arrangement or orchestration resulting from such practice.
      1. The state or quality of being instrumental.
      2. A means; an agency.
      3. A subsidiary branch, as of a government, by means of which functions or policies are carried out.
      1. A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
      2. A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
      3. A device for playing or producing music:
      1. One that acts or has the power or authority to act.
      2. One empowered to act for or represent another:
      3. A means by which something is done or caused; an instrument.
    See also:

    means

  3. All things, such as money, property, or goods, having economic value.

      1. The necessary means, especially financial means:
      2. Wherewith.
      3. Wherewith.
      1. An abundance of valuable material possessions or resources; riches:
      2. The state of being rich; affluence:
      3. Goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use:
      1. Something that is available for use or that can be used for support or help:
      2. An available supply, especially of money, that can be drawn on when needed.
      3. The ability to deal with a difficult or troublesome situation effectively; resourcefulness:
      1. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; luck:
      2. The turns of luck in the course of one's life.
      3. Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
      1. A town or city that is the official seat of government in a political entity, such as a state or nation.
      2. A city that is the center of a specific activity or industry:
      3. Wealth, especially in the form of financial or physical assets, used in the production or accumulation of more wealth.
    See also:

    owned

Adjective
  1. Not extreme

      1. The area of a fair, carnival, circus, or exposition where sideshows and other amusements are located.
      2. The middle of a way or distance.
      3. A middle course of action or thought.
      1. Pursuing a course of action midway between extremes, especially following a course in politics that is neither liberal nor conservative.
      2. Of, relating to, or being a type of entertainment, especially popular music, that appeals to a wide audience.
      1. Equally distant from extremes or limits; central:
      2. Being at neither one extreme nor the other, as of a sequence or scale; intermediate:
      3. Of or relating to a division of geologic time between an earlier and a later division:
      1. Middle; central.
      2. Being the part in the middle or center:
      3. Of, relating to, or being a vowel produced with the tongue in a position approximately intermediate between high and low, as the vowel in but.
      1. Relating to, located in, or extending toward the middle.
      2. Of, relating to, or situated in or near the plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves; mesial.
      3. Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
      1. Relating to, situated in, or extending toward the middle; median.
      2. Being a sound, syllable, or letter occurring between the initial and final positions in a word or morpheme.
      3. Being or relating to an average or a mean.
      1. Lying or occurring between two extremes or in a middle position or state:
      2. One that is in a middle position or state.
      3. An intermediary.
      1. Situated at, in, or near the center:
      2. Forming the center.
      3. Having dominant or controlling power or influence:
    See also:

    edge

Another word for mean

Noun
      1. The point of a line segment or curvilinear arc that divides it into two parts of the same length.
      2. A position midway between two extremes.
      1. Relating to, located in, or extending toward the middle.
      2. Of, relating to, or situated in or near the plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves; mesial.
      3. Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
      1. Equally distant from extremes or limits; central:
      2. Being at neither one extreme nor the other, as of a sequence or scale; intermediate:
      3. Of or relating to a division of geologic time between an earlier and a later division:
      1. A number that typifies a set of numbers of which it is a function.
      2. An intermediate level or degree:
      3. The usual or ordinary kind or quality:
Verb
  1. To have as meaning

  2. To have in mind

      1. To look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance of:
      2. To consider likely or certain:
      3. To consider reasonable or due:
      1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
      2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
      3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
      1. To see as a probable occurrence; expect:
      2. To think of (a future event) with pleasure; look forward to:
      3. To deal with beforehand; act so as to mitigate, nullify, or prevent:
    See also:

    intend

  3. To design for