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Overview of noun means
1. means, agency, way -- (how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success")

2. means -- (an instrumentality for accomplishing some end)

3. means, substance -- (considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means")

Overview of noun mean

The noun mean has 1 sense

1. mean, mean value -- (an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n)

Overview of verb mean
1. mean, intend -- (mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?")

2. entail, imply, mean -- (have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers")

3. mean, intend, signify, stand for -- (denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means")

4. intend, mean, think -- (have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night")

5. mean -- (have a specified degree of importance; "My ex-husband means nothing to me"; "Happiness means everything")

6. think of, have in mind, mean -- (intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!")

7. mean -- (destine or designate for a certain purpose; "These flowers were meant for you")

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