Means

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Means->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ means
means
resources
wherewithal
ways and means
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ capital
capital
&c.(money) 800
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ revenue
revenue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stock in trade
stock in trade
&c. 636
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ provision
provision
&c. 637
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ a shot in the locker
a shot in the locker
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ appliances
appliances
&c.(machinery) 633
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ means and appliances
means and appliances
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ conveniences
conveniences
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cards to play
cards to play
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ expedients
expedients
&c.(measures) 626
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ two strings to one's bow
two strings to one's bow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sheet anchor
sheet anchor
&c.(safety) 666
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aid
aid
&c. 707
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ medium
medium
&c. 631
PARAG:Means->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ find means
find means
have means
possess means
&c.->N.
PARAG:Means->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ instrumental
instrumental
&c. 631
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mechanical
mechanical
&c. 633
PARAG:Means->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by means of
by means of
with
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by what means
by what means
by all means
by any means
by some means
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ wherewith
wherewith
herewith
therewith
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ wherewithal
wherewithal
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ how
how
&c.(in what manner) 627
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ through
through
&c.(by the instrumentality of) 631
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ with the aid of
with the aid of
by the aid of
&c.(assistance) 707
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ by the agency of
by the agency of
&c. 170

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • means — W2S2 [mi:nz] n plural means ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3 by all means! 4 by no means/not by any means 5 by means of something 6 a means to an end 7 the means of production ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • means — [ minz ] (plural means) noun *** 1. ) count a method for doing or achieving something: WAY: Information is not easily obtained by any other means. an effective means for finding qualified job applicants means of: What means of transportation is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • means — [miːnz] noun [plural] the money and resources that a person or organization has available: means to do something • Large corporations have the means to pay large fines without suffering hardship. • The group has limited means. • young families… …   Financial and business terms

  • means — 1. When the meaning is ‘financial resources’, means is treated as plural: Their means are somewhat limited. When the meaning is ‘a way or method’ it can operate as a singular noun (when preceded by a determiner such as a, any, or every) or as a… …   Modern English usage

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. 〚/span> MEAN3, n.〛 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of …   Universalium

  • means — n pl but sing or pl in constr 1 a: something enabling one to achieve a desired end a means of self defense b: cause (1) 2: resources (as income and assets) at one s disposal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of La …   Law dictionary

  • means — ► PLURAL NOUN (also treated as sing. ) 1) an agent or method for achieving a result. 2) financial resources; income. 3) substantial resources; wealth. ● by all means Cf. ↑by all means ● by means of Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. [< MEAN3, n.] 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of means] by all means 1 …   English World dictionary

  • Means — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: John Hugh Means (1812–1862), US amerikanischer Politiker Larry Means (* 1947), US amerikanischer Politiker Natrone Means (* 1972), US amerikanischer Footballspieler Rice W. Means (1877–1949), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Méans — Administration Nom italien Meana di Susa Nom piémontais Méans Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Means — may refer to: Means (surname) Definitions Mean (average), a term used in mathematics and statistics Means (ethics), something of instrumental value in order to achieve an end Means (law), an aspect of a crime needed to convince a jury of guilt in …   Wikipedia

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