Definitions for meaningˈmi nɪŋ
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meaning, significance, signification, import(noun)
the message that is intended or expressed or signified
"what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
the idea that is intended
"What is the meaning of this proverb?"
meaning(a), pregnant, significant(adj)
rich in significance or implication
"a meaning look"
that which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent
that which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sence; import; as, the meaning of a hint
sense; power of thinking
In linguistics, meaning is what the source or sender expresses, communicates, or conveys in their message to the observer or receiver, and what the receiver infers from the current context.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1536
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4138
Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Nouns Frequency: #592
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The meaning of design is a little bit lost.
When you love you give meaning to this world.
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
No image can be more beautiful than its meaning.
Write as if life has no meaning without writing.
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Translations for meaning
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- smysl, významCzech
- betydning, meningDanish
- Sinn, BedeutungGerman
- έννοια, νόημα, σημασίαGreek
- merkitys, tarkoitusFinnish
- sens, significationFrench
- seagh, ciallachadh, brìghScottish Gaelic
- अर्थ, मतलबHindi
- jelentés, értelemHungarian
- merking, meiningIcelandic
- 意義, 意味, 目的Japanese
- 의미, 뜻, 意味Korean
- смисла, смисол, значењеMacedonian
- betekenis, waarde, zinDutch
- betydning, mening, tydingNorwegian
- znaczenie, sensPolish
- sentido, significadoPortuguese
- смысл, значение, толкованиеRussian
- pomen, smiselSlovene
- betydelse, meningSwedish
- mana, anlam, kasıtTurkish
- معنی, ارتھUrdu
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