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Noun
The medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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“I would say half of an hour, but without a means of measuring time with me, I couldn't be sure.”
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Money, resources or income
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“She doesn't have the means to support herself.”
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Wealth or substantial resources
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“You have had the means to live comfortably for quite some time now.”
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A means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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A means of securing the necessities of life
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Money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments
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The amount of money needed or available for a purpose
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That which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event
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One's financial status or position
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An amount or thing supplied or provided
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Standard of living
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The technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose
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The power or ability to do something
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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The total amount of money being transferred into and out of a business, especially as affecting liquidity
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An element or circumstance contributing to a result
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Systems of information exchange
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, by another
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The way, means or right of entering or participating in
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The state of being able to proceed with something without difficulty
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Elements or circumstances contributing to a result
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Plural for a state equally removed from two opposite extremes
“Based on your moderate level of physical activity, you will need to find a mean between going too low, and too high, on carbohydrates.”
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To signify or convey an object or idea
“The refrigerator is almost empty, which will mean I have to go shopping for groceries again.”
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To have intentions for a given outcome
“Cersei and Jaime probably didn't mean to have kids, but that's how it happened to pan out.”
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(usually used in past participle form) To design or destine for a particular purpose
“The provision which I mean for him will be a humble one, and he will need to rely upon his own efforts.”
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To have as a consequence or result
“The expected boom in the economy will mean greater prosperity for everyone.”
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To have as a necessity due to a given circumstance
“The impending deadline will mean us having to work harder than ever to meet it.”
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To be important (to)
“It would mean a lot to me if you agreed to be my bridesmaid at my wedding.”
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To foretell based on available information
“When the clouds are dark and heavy, that will mean an approaching storm.”
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