Definition of Meant

1. Verb. (past of mean) ¹



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Definition of Meant

1. mean [v] - See also: mean

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meant

meanness
meannesses
means
means-test
means-tested
means of exchange
means of production
means of transport
means of transportation
means proportional
means test
meanspirited
meanspiritedly
meanspiritedness
meant (current term)
meant to be
meantime
meantimes
meantone
meanwhile
meanwhiles
meanwhilst
meany
mear
meare
meares
mearing
mearstone
mease

Literary usage of Meant

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1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"I meant to go away into silence, but I have not been able to do what I meant. .... Oh, I only meant about Arthur's little tooth," said Celia, comfortably. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"There is considerable diversity of opinion as to what is meant by a type. One writer states that " By a type is meant the original specimen to which any ..."

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