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Definition of "mean":

noun: an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n


verb: have in mind as a purpose

"I mean no harm"


verb: destine or designate for a certain purpose

"These flowers were meant for you"


verb: intend to refer to

"Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"


verb: denote or connote

"`maison' means `house' in French"


verb: mean or intend to express or convey

"You never understand what I mean!"


verb: have as a logical consequence

"The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"


verb: have a specified degree of importance

"My ex-husband means nothing to me"


adjective: of no value or worth


adjective: (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt


adjective: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

"a mean person"


adjective: characterized by malice

"in a mean mood"


adjective: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

"taking a mean advantage"


adjective: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

"the mean annual rainfall"


adjective: marked by poverty befitting a beggar

"a mean hut"


adjective: excellent

"famous for a mean backhand"



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