Meaning Synonyms and Antonyms

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A product brought in the course of commerce into a country other than the one in which it originated
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(Countable, logic) The connective in propositional calculus that, when joining two predicates A and B in that order, has the meaning "if A is true, then B is true".
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The definition of expressive is showing feeling, or full of meaning.
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A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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The definition of a connotation is an idea suggested by another idea.
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A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
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Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
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The definition of a definition is a statement of what a word or phrase means.
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The state or quality of being significant:
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A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
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A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
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A purpose or objective. [from 14th c.]
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The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
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(Psychology) The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another
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(Linguistics) Understood in terms of semantic content rather than grammatical structure. The word did is notional in We did the work and relational in We did not agree.
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Death, especially miserable.
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A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
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To suggest drinking (a toast)
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To serve as a typical example of; embody the essential characteristics of:
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To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; claim or profess:
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To decrease or limit in width
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To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
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To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
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To be a token or sign of; indicate; show
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To assign to a base; station:
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To calculate the average or mean of
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To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
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To designate is defined as to appoint or assign someone to something, or to indicate or signify something.
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By express
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The definition of an example of suggest is to propose something or offer up a potential option for consideration.
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To make evident indirectly:
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To imply or involve as a result, accompaniment, etc.
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To name or write in order the letters of a word or words:
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Involve is defined as to include or add as a participant.
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To decide; resolve
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(Archaic) To express, to imply.
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To signify or refer to explicitly; stand for; mean
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(Dial.) To intend; purpose
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To design for or direct toward a specific object or audience:
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Denotation is defined as the literal dictionary definition of a word, as opposed to the feelings or emotions the word brings up.
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Intention; object
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(Computing) A computer program or the set of software that the end user perceives as a single entity as a tool for a well-defined purpose. (Also called: application program; application software.)
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The object to be attained; intention or purpose
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A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
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(Logic, of a word) Capable of being employed alone as a term.
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Serving to define or identify as distinct from others:
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Having knowledge, especially of a particular subject
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Of or according to semantics as a branch of linguistics or of semiotics
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The material, including text and images, that constitutes a publication or document.
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(Archaeology) The surroundings and environment in which an artifact is found and which may provide important clues about the artifact's function and/or cultural meaning.
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Nomination or appointment.
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The most essential part; the main idea or substance (of a longer or more complicated matter); the crux of a matter
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A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference
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(Semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
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An implicit meaning or theme of a literary text.
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(Uncountable) The act of converting or translating (text from one language to another).
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Solid quality; substantial character
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A characteristic likelihood:
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(Uncountable) A personal quality similar to motivation, not necessarily tied to a single goal.
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A desired goal:
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The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
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The definition of eloquent is expressive and persuasive.
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(Not comparable) Carrying developing offspring within the body.
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To bestow or impose on a person or a specified succession of heirs.
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To signify is to indicate, represent or imply something.
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To signify or mean:
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To have or formulate in the mind:
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Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
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Having or expressing a meaning:
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Ready belief.
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Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
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(Archaic) An occasion; an opportunity.
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(Finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
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Purpose with respect to marriage:
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(Countable, logic, model theory) An assignment of a truth value to each propositional symbol of a propositional calculus.
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Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc. [from 14th c.]
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A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
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The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
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Have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.
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To send out into space; cast:
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To have in mind as a project or purpose
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To plan to do; purpose; intend
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To have in mind as a possibility or plan; intend
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(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
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The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint.
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Wealth; riches:
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Great intellectual insight or understanding:
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(Countable) An informal contract, mutual agreement.
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Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.
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Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
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The art of designing
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An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
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A material object that physically exists.
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An aim or intention:
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In the philosophy of Kant, a concept of reason that is transcendent but nonempirical.
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To consider reasonable or due:
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To think, speak, or write about a matter in advance.
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To represent or identify by a symbol.
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Antonyms for Meaning

(Literature) A type of poetry that contains strange or surreal ideas, as, for example, that written by Edward Lear.
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The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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Words Related to Meaning

Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
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Show describes something related to a performance.
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What one intends to do or achieve
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Definitely and explicitly stated:
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