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

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

   

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

Acts 21:39

But Paul said, "I am a Jew from Tarsus, in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city; and I implore you, permit me to speak to the people."


അവൻ അനുവദിച്ചപ്പോൾ പൗലൊസ് പടിക്കെട്ടിന്മേൽ നിന്നുകൊണ്ടു ജനത്തോടു ആംഗ്യം കാട്ടി, വളരെ മൗനമായ ശേഷം എബ്രായഭാഷയിൽ വിളിച്ചുപറഞ്ഞതാവിതു:


Exodus 12:26

And it shall be, when your children say to you, "What do you mean by this service?'


ഈ കർമ്മം എന്തെന്നു നിങ്ങളുടെ മക്കൾ നിങ്ങളോടു ചോദിക്കുമ്പോൾ:


Acts 21:13

Then Paul answered, "What do you mean by weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."


അവനെ സമ്മതിപ്പിച്ചുകൂടായ്കയാൽ: കർത്താവിന്റെ ഇഷ്ടം നടക്കട്ടെ എന്നു പറഞ്ഞു ഞങ്ങൾ മിണ്ടാതിരുന്നു.


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