Pronunciation of Mean  


English Meaning

To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do ?

  1. To be used to convey; denote: "'The question is,' said Alice, 'whether you can make words mean so many different things'” ( Lewis Carroll).
  2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent: In this poem, the budding flower means youth.
  3. To intend to convey or indicate: "No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous” ( Henry Adams).
  4. To have as a purpose or an intention; intend: I meant to go running this morning, but I overslept.
  5. To design, intend, or destine for a certain purpose or end: a building that was meant for storage; a student who was meant to be a scientist.
  6. To have as a consequence; bring about: Friction means heat.
  7. To have the importance or value of: The opinions of the critics meant nothing to him. She meant so much to me.
  8. To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed: They mean well but lack tact.
  9. mean business Informal To be in earnest.
  10. Selfish in a petty way; unkind.
  11. Cruel, spiteful, or malicious.
  12. Ignoble; base: a mean motive.
  13. Miserly; stingy.
  14. Low in quality or grade; inferior.
  15. Low in value or amount; paltry: paid no mean amount for the new shoes.
  16. Common or poor in appearance; shabby: "The rowhouses had been darkened by the rain and looked meaner and grimmer than ever” ( Anne Tyler).
  17. Low in social status; of humble origins.
  18. Humiliated or ashamed.
  19. In poor physical condition; sick or debilitated.
  20. Extremely unpleasant or disagreeable: The meanest storm in years.
  21. Informal Ill-tempered.
  22. Slang Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome: He throws a mean fast ball.
  23. Slang Excellent; skillful: She plays a mean game of bridge.
  24. Something having a position, quality, or condition midway between extremes; a medium.
  25. Mathematics A number that typifies a set of numbers, such as a geometric mean or an arithmetic mean.
  26. Mathematics The average value of a set of numbers.
  27. Logic The middle term in a syllogism.
  28. A method, a course of action, or an instrument by which an act can be accomplished or an end achieved.
  29. Money, property, or other wealth: You ought to live within your means.
  30. Great wealth: a woman of means.
  31. Occupying a middle or intermediate position between two extremes.
  32. Intermediate in size, extent, quality, time, or degree; medium.
  33. by all means Without fail; certainly.
  34. by any means In any way possible; to any extent: not by any means an easy opponent.
  35. by means of With the use of; owing to: They succeeded by means of patience and sacrifice.
  36. by no means In no sense; certainly not: This remark by no means should be taken lightly.

Malayalam Meaning

 Transliteration ON/OFF | Not Correct/Proper?

× പാമര - Paamara | Pamara
× മധ്യസ്ഥതിതമതായ - Madhyasthathithamathaaya | Madhyasthathithamathaya
× മിതത്വം - Mithathvam
× പറട്ട - Paratta
× മദ്ധ്യമസ്ഥാനം - Maddhyamasthaanam | Madhyamasthanam
× കുത്സിതമായ - Kuthsithamaaya | Kuthsithamaya
× അണക - Anaka
× പൊല്ലാ - Pollaa | Polla
× ഉദ്ദേശിക്കുക - Uddheshikkuka | Udheshikkuka
× കപൂയ - Kapooya
× നൈകൃതിക - Naikruthika
× നിന്ദ്യമായ - Nindhyamaaya | Nindhyamaya
× ശരാശരിയായ - Sharaashariyaaya | Sharashariyaya
× ദരിദ്രമായ - Dharidhramaaya | Dharidhramaya
× ഹീനമായ - Heenamaaya | Heenamaya
× വൃത്തികെട്ട പെരുമാറ്റമുള്ള - Vruththiketta Perumaattamulla | Vruthiketta Perumattamulla
× മദ്ധ്യം - Maddhyam | Madhyam
× അനാര്യ - Anaarya | Anarya
× പൊല്ലാത - Pollaatha | Pollatha
× പ്രാകൃത - Praakrutha | Prakrutha
× കൂതറ - Koothara
× (ഗണിതം) മാധ്യം - (ganitham) Maadhyam | (ganitham) Madhyam
× അര്‍ത്ഥമാക്കുക - Ar‍ththamaakkuka | Ar‍thamakkuka
× മദ്ധ്യസ്ഥാനം - Maddhyasthaanam | Madhyasthanam
× സമനിലയായ - Samanilayaaya | Samanilayaya
× എളിയ - Eliya
× ദുര്‍ - Dhur‍
× ധനം - Dhanam
× താണ - Thaana | Thana
× മദ്ധ്യവര്‍ത്തിയായ - Maddhyavar‍ththiyaaya | Madhyavar‍thiyaya
× വൃത്തികെട്ട പെരുമാറ്റമുള്ള - Vruththiketta Perumaattamulla | Vruthiketta Perumattamulla
× ഇടസമയം - Idasamayam
× കുശ - Kusha
× മധ്യമമായ - Madhyamamaaya | Madhyamamaya
× ക്ഷുദ്രമായ - Kshudhramaaya | Kshudhramaya
× അധമ - Adhama
× ഹീന - Heena
× ലക്ഷ്യമാക്കുക - Lakshyamaakkuka | Lakshyamakkuka
× പ്രാകൃതമായ - Praakruthamaaya | Prakruthamaya
× വിചാരിക്കുക - Vichaarikkuka | Vicharikkuka
× അധമമായമദ്ധ്യസ്ഥാനം - Adhamamaayamaddhyasthaanam | Adhamamayamadhyasthanam
× മദ്ധ്യസ്ഥിതി - Maddhyasthithi | Madhyasthithi
× നീചമായ - Neechamaaya | Neechamaya
× സാരമായി കരുതുകനീചമായ - Saaramaayi Karuthukaneechamaaya | Saramayi Karuthukaneechamaya
× ശരാശരി - Sharaashari | Sharashari
× മധ്യസ്ഥിതമായ - Madhyasthithamaaya | Madhyasthithamaya
× ഇടത്തരംഉപായം - Idaththaramupaayam | Idatharamupayam
× തരംതാണ - Tharamthaana | Tharamthana
× അധമമായ - Adhamamaaya | Adhamamaya
× ഔദാര്യമില്ലാത്ത - Audhaaryamillaaththa | oudharyamillatha
× അറുപിശുക്കനായ - Arupishukkanaaya | Arupishukkanaya
× കരുതുക - Karuthuka
× തുച്ഛ - Thuchcha
× സമനില - Samanila


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Ephesians 4:9

(Now this, "He ascended"--what does it mean but that He also first descended into the lower parts of the earth?

കയറി എന്നതിനാൽ അവൻ ഭൂമിയുടെ അധോഭാഗങ്ങളിലേക്കു ഇറങ്ങി എന്നു വരുന്നില്ലയോ?

2 Samuel 16:2

And the king said to Ziba, "What do you mean to do with these?" So Ziba said, "The donkeys are for the king's household to ride on, the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine for those who are faint in the wilderness to drink."

നിന്റെ യജമാനന്റെ മകൻ എവിടെ എന്നു രാജാവു ചോദിച്ചതിന്നു സീബാ രാജാവിനോടു: അവൻ യെരൂശലേമിൽ പാർക്കുംന്നു; യിസ്രായേൽഗൃഹം എന്റെ അപ്പന്റെ രാജത്വം ഇന്നു എനിക്കു തിരികെ തരുമെന്നു അവൻ പറയുന്നു എന്നു പറഞ്ഞു.

Ezekiel 37:18

"And when the children of your people speak to you, saying, "Will you not show us what you mean by these?'--

ഇതിന്റെ താല്പര്യം എന്തെന്നു നീ ഞങ്ങളെ അറിയിക്കയില്ലയോ എന്നു നിന്റെ സ്വജാതിക്കാർ നിന്നോടു ചോദിക്കുമ്പോൾ, നീ അവരോടു പറയേണ്ടതു:


Found Wrong Meaning for Mean?

Name :

Email :

Details :