mean

  • 1 Mean — Mean, a. [OE. mene, OF. meiien, F. moyen, fr. L. medianus that is in the middle, fr. medius; akin to E. mid. See {Mid}.] 1. Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes. [1913 Webster] Being of middle age and a mean… …

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  • 2 Mean — «Mean» Sencillo de Taylor Swift del álbum Speak Now Publicación 31 de marzo, 2011 Grabación 2010 Género(s) Country pop Duración 3:58 …

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  • 3 mean# — mean adj Mean, ignoble, abject, sordid can all be applied to persons, their behavior, or the conditions in which they live with the meaning so low as to be out of keeping with human dignity or generally acceptable standards of human life or… …

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  • 4 Mean — Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to speak …

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  • 5 mean — mean1 [mēn] vt. meant [ment] meaning [ME menen < OE mænan, to mean, tell, complain, akin to Ger meinen, to have in mind, have as opinion < IE base * meino , opinion, intent > OIr mian, wish, desire] 1. to have in mind; intend; purpose… …

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  • 6 Mean — (m[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Meaner} (m[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Meanest}.] [OE. mene, AS. m[=ae]ne wicked; akin to m[=a]n, a., wicked, n., wickedness, OS. m[=e]n wickedness, OHG. mein, G. meineid perjury, Icel. mein harm, hurt, and perh. to AS.… …

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  • 7 mean — 1. In the meaning ‘to intend’, mean can be followed by a to infinitive (when the speaker intends to do something: I meant to go), by an object + to infinitive (when the speaker intends someone else to do something: I meant you to go) and, more… …

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  • 8 Méan — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  France Méan est une ancienne commune française de la Loire Atlantique, aujourd hui intégrée à Saint Nazaire …

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  • 9 mean — Ⅰ. mean [1] ► VERB (past and past part. meant) 1) intend to express or refer to. 2) (of a word) have as its explanation in the same language or its equivalent in another language. 3) intend to occur or be the case. 4) have as a consequence. 5) …

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  • 10 Mean — (m[=e]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Meant} (m[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Meaning}.] [OE. menen, AS. m[=ae]nan to recite, tell, intend, wish; akin to OS. m[=e]nian to have in mind, mean, D. meenen, G. meinen, OHG. meinan, Icel. meina, Sw. mena, Dan. mene …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 mean — [adj1] ungenerous close, greedy, mercenary, mingy, miserly, niggard, parsimonious, penny pinching*, penurious, rapacious, scrimpy, selfish, stingy, tight, tight fisted*; concept 334 Ant. generous, kind, unselfish mean [adj2] hostile, rude bad… …

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  • 12 Mean 18 — Developer(s) Amiga cover art Publisher(s) Accolade …

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  • 13 mean# — mean n 1 *average, median, norm, par 2 Mean, instrument, instrumentality, agent, agency, medium, organ, vehicle, channel denote a person or thing through or by which work is performed or an end is effected. Mean, usually in the form means which… …

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  • 14 Mean to Me — can refer to: Song titles Mean to Me (1929 song), a 1929 song with music by Fred E. Ahlert and lyrics by Roy Turk. Mean to Me (Crowded House song), a 1986 song by Crowded House. Mean to Me, a 1999 song from the Sugar album by Tonic …

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  • 15 Mean — Mean, v. i. To have a purpose or intention. [Rare, except in the phrase to mean well, or ill.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Mean — Album par Montrose Sortie 1987 Durée 37:33 Genre Hard Rock Producteur Ronnie Montrose Label Enig …

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  • 17 Méan — bezeichnet: Franciscus Antonius de Méan, ehemaliger Fürstbischof von Lüttich und Erzbischof von Mecheln Méan Motor Engineering, ehemaliger belgischer Automobilhersteller Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung …

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  • 18 Méan — Méan, Mean Nom porté en France (notamment dans l Aube et le Loir et Cher), en Belgique ainsi qu en Italie (Piémont). Dans tout les cas, c est un toponyme correspondant au latin medianus (= situé au milieu, à mi chemin). Pour la Belgique, on… …

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  • 19 Mean — Méan, Mean Nom porté en France (notamment dans l Aube et le Loir et Cher), en Belgique ainsi qu en Italie (Piémont). Dans tout les cas, c est un toponyme correspondant au latin medianus (= situé au milieu, à mi chemin). Pour la Belgique, on… …

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  • 20 mean — I (average) adjective central, grouping, intermediary, medial, median, medium, mesial, middle, midmost, statistical average II (base) adjective abject, brutal, contemptible, degrading, despicable, disgraceful, dishonorable, heinous, ignoble,… …

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