Mean

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Mean->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mean
mean
medium
intermedium
average
balance
mediocrity
generality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ median
median
mode
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ golden mean
golden mean
&c.(mid-course) 628
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ middle
middle
&c. 68
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compromise
compromise
&c. 774
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ middle course
middle course
middle state
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ neutrality
neutrality
PARAG:Mean->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ split the difference
split the difference
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take the average
take the average
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reduce to a mean
reduce to a mean
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ strike a balance
strike a balance
pair off
PARAG:Mean->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mean
mean
intermediate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ middle
middle
&c. 68
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ average
average
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ neutral
neutral
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mediocre
mediocre
middle-class
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ commonplace
commonplace
&c.(unimportant) 643
PARAG:Mean->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on an average
on an average
in the long run
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ taking one with another
taking one with another
taking all things together
taking it for all in all
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ communibus annis
communibus annis
in round numbers

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Mean — Mean, a. [OE. mene, OF. meiien, F. moyen, fr. L. medianus that is in the middle, fr. medius; akin to E. mid. See {Mid}.] 1. Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes. [1913 Webster] Being of middle age and a mean… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mean# — mean adj Mean, ignoble, abject, sordid can all be applied to persons, their behavior, or the conditions in which they live with the meaning so low as to be out of keeping with human dignity or generally acceptable standards of human life or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Mean — Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to speak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mean — mean1 [mēn] vt. meant [ment] meaning [ME menen < OE mænan, to mean, tell, complain, akin to Ger meinen, to have in mind, have as opinion < IE base * meino , opinion, intent > OIr mian, wish, desire] 1. to have in mind; intend; purpose… …   English World dictionary

  • Mean — (m[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Meaner} (m[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Meanest}.] [OE. mene, AS. m[=ae]ne wicked; akin to m[=a]n, a., wicked, n., wickedness, OS. m[=e]n wickedness, OHG. mein, G. meineid perjury, Icel. mein harm, hurt, and perh. to AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mean — 1. In the meaning ‘to intend’, mean can be followed by a to infinitive (when the speaker intends to do something: I meant to go), by an object + to infinitive (when the speaker intends someone else to do something: I meant you to go) and, more… …   Modern English usage

  • Méan — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  France Méan est une ancienne commune française de la Loire Atlantique, aujourd hui intégrée à Saint Nazaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mean — Ⅰ. mean [1] ► VERB (past and past part. meant) 1) intend to express or refer to. 2) (of a word) have as its explanation in the same language or its equivalent in another language. 3) intend to occur or be the case. 4) have as a consequence. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • Mean — (m[=e]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Meant} (m[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Meaning}.] [OE. menen, AS. m[=ae]nan to recite, tell, intend, wish; akin to OS. m[=e]nian to have in mind, mean, D. meenen, G. meinen, OHG. meinan, Icel. meina, Sw. mena, Dan. mene …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mean — [adj1] ungenerous close, greedy, mercenary, mingy, miserly, niggard, parsimonious, penny pinching*, penurious, rapacious, scrimpy, selfish, stingy, tight, tight fisted*; concept 334 Ant. generous, kind, unselfish mean [adj2] hostile, rude bad… …   New thesaurus

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