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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മദ്ധ്യമസ്ഥാനം - Maddhyamasthaanam | Madhyamasthanam ;മധ്യമത്വം - Madhyamathvam ;ഇടത്തരംഉപായം - Idaththaramupaayam | Idatharamupayam ;പൊല്ലാ - Pollaa | Polla ;മധ്യമമായ - Madhyamamaaya | Madhyamamaya ;കൂതറ - Koothara ;

തുച്ഛ - Thuchcha ;മദ്ധ്യവര്‍ത്തിയായ - Maddhyavar‍ththiyaaya | Madhyavar‍thiyaya ;കപൂയ - Kapooya ;ഔദാര്യമില്ലാത്ത - Audhaaryamillaaththa | oudharyamillatha ;ശരാശരിയായ - Sharaashariyaaya | Sharashariyaya ;ലക്ഷ്യമാക്കുക - Lakshyamaakkuka | Lakshyamakkuka ;വിവക്ഷിക്കുക - Vivakshikkuka ;ലൊട്ട - Lotta ;മധ്യത്വം - Madhyathvam ;കരുതുക - Karuthuka ;ധനം - Dhanam ;ഉദ്ദേശിക്കുക - Uddheshikkuka | Udheshikkuka ;സൂചിപ്പിക്കുക - Soochippikkuka ;അനാര്യ - Anaarya | Anarya ;ന്യക് - Nyaku ;മദ്ധ്യസ്ഥാനം - Maddhyasthaanam | Madhyasthanam ;നിന്ദ്യമായ - Nindhyamaaya | Nindhyamaya ;പാമര - Paamara | Pamara ;വൃത്തികെട്ട പെരുമാറ്റമുള്ള - Vruththiketta Perumaattamulla | Vruthiketta Perumattamulla ;മധ്യസ്ഥിതമായ - Madhyasthithamaaya | Madhyasthithamaya ;ബര്‍ബ്ബര - Bar‍bbara ;കുത്സിത - Kuthsitha ;(ഗണിതം) മാധ്യം - (ganitham) Maadhyam | (ganitham) Madhyam ;സമനിലയായ - Samanilayaaya | Samanilayaya ;നൈകൃതിക - Naikruthika ;ദരിദ്രമായ - Dharidhramaaya | Dharidhramaya ;വൃത്തികെട്ട പെരുമാറ്റമുള്ള - Vruththiketta Perumaattamulla | Vruthiketta Perumattamulla ;പറട്ട - Paratta ;അണക - Anaka ;ഹീനമായ - Heenamaaya | Heenamaya ;മിതത്വം - Mithathvam ;ദുര്‍ - Dhur‍ ;ശരാശരി - Sharaashari | Sharashari ;പൊല്ലാത - Pollaatha | Pollatha ;വിലകുറഞ്ഞ - Vilakuranja ;അറുപിശുക്കനായ - Arupishukkanaaya | Arupishukkanaya ;വിചാരിക്കുക - Vichaarikkuka | Vicharikkuka ;പ്രാകൃത - Praakrutha | Prakrutha ;ഇടസമയം - Idasamayam ;കുത്സിതമായ - Kuthsithamaaya | Kuthsithamaya ;അധമമായമദ്ധ്യസ്ഥാനം - Adhamamaayamaddhyasthaanam | Adhamamayamadhyasthanam ;പ്രാകൃതമായ - Praakruthamaaya | Prakruthamaya ;വിലകെട്ട - Vilaketta ;മധ്യമസ്ഥിതി - Madhyamasthithi ;കുശ - Kusha ;അര്‍ത്ഥമാക്കുക - Ar‍ththamaakkuka | Ar‍thamakkuka ;അധമമായ - Adhamamaaya | Adhamamaya ;ഹീന - Heena ;നീചമായ - Neechamaaya | Neechamaya ;മധ്യസ്ഥതിതമതായ - Madhyasthathithamathaaya | Madhyasthathithamathaya ;മദ്ധ്യസ്ഥിതി - Maddhyasthithi | Madhyasthithi ;തരംതാണ - Tharamthaana | Tharamthana ;മദ്ധ്യം - Maddhyam | Madhyam ;താണ - Thaana | Thana ;സമനില - Samanila ;ക്ഷുദ്രമായ - Kshudhramaaya | Kshudhramaya ;എളിയ - Eliya ;അധമ - Adhama ;സാരമായി കരുതുകനീചമായ - Saaramaayi Karuthukaneechamaaya | Saramayi Karuthukaneechamaya ;

   

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

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.


Isaiah 10:7

Yet he does not mean so, Nor does his heart think so; But it is in his heart to destroy, And cut off not a few nations.


അവനോ അങ്ങനെയല്ല നിരൂപിക്കുന്നതു; തന്റെ ഹൃദയത്തിൽ അങ്ങനെയല്ല വിചാരിക്കുന്നതു; നശിപ്പിപ്പാനും അനേകം ജാതികളെ ഛേദിച്ചുകളവാനുമത്രേ അവന്റെ താല്പര്യം.


Ezekiel 18:2

"What do you mean when you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying: "The fathers have eaten sour grapes, And the children's teeth are set on edge'?


അപ്പന്മാർ പച്ചമുന്തിരിങ്ങാ തിന്നു മക്കളുടെ പല്ലു പുളിച്ചു എന്നു നിങ്ങൾ യിസ്രായേൽദേശത്തു ഒരു പഴഞ്ചൊല്ലു പറയുന്നതു എന്തു?


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