What does meaning mean?

Definitions for meaning
ˈmi nɪŋmean·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word meaning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. meaning, substance(adj)

    the idea that is intended

    "What is the meaning of this proverb?"

  3. meaning(a), pregnant, significant(adj)

    rich in significance or implication

    "a meaning look"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meaning

    of Mean

  2. Meaning(noun)

    that which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent

  3. Meaning(noun)

    that which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sence; import; as, the meaning of a hint

  4. Meaning(noun)

    sense; power of thinking

Freebase

  1. Meaning

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1536

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4138

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'meaning' in Nouns Frequency: #592

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meaning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meaning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kazi Nazrul Islam:

    Love has no meaning or amount.

  2. SnowCone:

    Sight seen that's been being is meaning.

  3. Karim Rashid:

    The meaning of design is a little bit lost.

  4. Sorin Cerin:

    When you love you give meaning to this world.

  5. Leo Tolstoy:

    The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.

Images & Illustrations of meaning

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Translations for meaning

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