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Part of speech: Participle


Part of speech: Noun

The middle point, quantity, value, or degree: average; moderation.

Part of speech: Verb

To have in the mind or intention; to purpose; as, I mean to go; signify; as, the French word poilu means hairy; denote; as, the word poilu meant a French soldier.

Part of speech: Verb

To have an intention.

Part of speech: Adjective

Wanting in dignity or honor; vulgar; ordinary; inferior; without importance; humble; stingy; middle; average; not too much or too little.

Part of speech: Adverb


Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


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Usage examples "mean":
  • What does mother mean? - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
  • What is it you do mean?" - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  • What do you mean by 'again? - "New Faces", Myra Kelly.