HyperDic: meaning

English > 3 senses of the word meaning:
NOUNcommunicationmeaning, significance, signification, importthe message that is intended or expressed or signified
cognitionmeaning, substancethe idea that is intended
ADJECTIVEallmeaning, pregnant, significantrich in significance or implication
meaning > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'nihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > meaning: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRich in significance or implication.
Example"a meaning look"
Synonymspregnant, significant
BroadermeaningfulHaving a meaning / meaning or purpose
Spanishsignificante, significativo
Catalansignificant, significatiu
English > meaning: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe message that is intended or expressed or signified.
Example"what is the meaning of this sentence"
Synonymssignificance, signification, import
Narrowereffect, essence, burden, core, gistThe central meaning / meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
grammatical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a word that depends on its role in a sentence
intension, connotationWhat you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
intent, purport, spiritThe intended meaning / meaning of a communication
lexical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express
moral, lessonThe significance of a story or event
nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinementA subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
overtone(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning / meaning or quality
pointA brief version of the essential meaning / meaning of something
referentSomething referred to
sense, signifiedThe meaning / meaning of a word or expression
symbolization, symbolisationThe use of symbols to convey meaning / meaning
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishsentido, significación, significado
Catalansignificació, significat
Verbsmeanmean or intend to express or convey
meandenote or connote
English > meaning: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe idea that is intended.
Example"What is the meaning of this proverb?"
Synonymsubstance
NarrowerconnotationAn idea that is implied or suggested
reference, denotation, extensionThe most direct or specific meaning / meaning of a word or expression
referenceThe relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to
semanticsThe meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text
significance, import, implicationA meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred
tenor, strainThe general meaning / meaning or substance of an utterance
undertone, undercurrentA subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishsentido, significado
Catalansentit, significat
Verbsmeanmean or intend to express or convey
meandenote or connote

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