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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മധ്യത്വം - Madhyathvam ;മധ്യസ്ഥതിതമതായ - Madhyasthathithamathaaya | Madhyasthathithamathaya ;സൂചിപ്പിക്കുക - Soochippikkuka ;ഔദാര്യമില്ലാത്ത - Audhaaryamillaaththa | oudharyamillatha ;ശരാശരിയായ - Sharaashariyaaya | Sharashariyaya ;അധമ - Adhama ;

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


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

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:

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?

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.


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