Mean

  • 21mean|ly — «MEEN lee», adverb. in a mean manner; poorly, basely, or stingily …

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  • 22Méan — méan, meian adj milieu, moyen, peu élevé, situé au milieu Alpes Maritimes et autres régions. Dér.: meolan, miolan. Var.: mejan, miejan …

    Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • 23mēan — *mēan, *mæ̅an, *mējan, *mæ̅jan germ., stark. Verb: nhd. mähen; ne. mow (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: ae., afries., mnl., mnd., ahd.; Etymologie: idg …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 24mean — or mesne A middle between two extremes, whether applied to persons, things, or time. Average, having an intermediate value between two extremes or between the several successive values of variable quantity during one cycle of variation. Western & …

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  • 25mean — or mesne A middle between two extremes, whether applied to persons, things, or time. Average, having an intermediate value between two extremes or between the several successive values of variable quantity during one cycle of variation. Western & …

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  • 26Mean — This article is about the statistical concept. For other uses, see Mean (disambiguation). In statistics, mean has two related meanings: the arithmetic mean (and is distinguished from the geometric mean or harmonic mean). the expected value of a… …

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  • 27mean — mean1 W1S1 [mi:n] v [T] past tense and past participle meant [ment] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(have a particular meaning)¦ 2¦(intend to say something)¦ 3¦(intend to do something)¦ 4¦(result in something)¦ 5¦(be familiar)¦ 6¦(say something seriously)¦ 7¦(how… …

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  • 28mean — 1 /mi:n/ verb (T) past tense and past participle meant /ment/ 1 HAVE A PARTICULAR MEETING (not in progressive) to have or represent a particular meaning: What does Konbanwa mean in English? It means Good Evening . | The red light means Stop . |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29mean — mean1 /meen/, v., meant, meaning. v.t. 1. to have in mind as one s purpose or intention; intend: I meant to compliment you on your work. 2. to intend for a particular purpose, destination, etc.: They were meant for each other. 3. to intend to… …

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  • 30mean — mean1 [ min ] (past tense and past participle meant [ ment ] ) verb transitive *** 1. ) to have a particular meaning: The word means something different in French. What does pulchritude mean? mean something by something: Everything depends on… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 31mean — I [[t]mi͟ːn[/t]] VERB USES ♦ means, meaning, meant (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB: no cont If you want to know what a word, code, signal, or gesture means, you… …

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  • 32mean — I UK [miːn] / US [mɪn] verb [transitive] Word forms mean : present tense I/you/we/they mean he/she/it means present participle meaning past tense meant UK [ment] / US past participle meant *** Get it right: mean: When you want to say what… …

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  • 33Mean — The expected value of a random variable. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. mean mean 1 [miːn] adjective [only before a noun] STATISTICS average: • Analysts mean estimate is for earnings of 33 cents a share.   [m0] …

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  • 34mean — The expected value of a random variable. Arithmetic average of a sample. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. mean mean 1 [miːn] adjective [only before a noun] STATISTICS average: • Analysts mean estimate is for earnings of 33 cents a share …

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  • 35mean — 1. v.tr. (past and past part. meant) 1 a (often foll. by to + infin.) have as one s purpose or intention; have in mind (they really mean mischief; I didn t mean to break it). b (foll. by by) have as a motive in explanation (what do you mean by… …

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  • 36mean — I adj. 1) mean about (he was very mean about the loan) 2) mean to (he s mean to everyone) 3) mean to + inf. (it was mean of her to say that) II n. mathematical value 1) to find a mean 2) an arithmetic; harmonic mean middle point 3) a golden mean… …

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  • 37mean — be·mean; de·mean·or; mean; mean·ie; mean·ing·ful; mean·ing·ful·ly; mean·ing·ful·ness; mean·ing·less; mis·de·mean·ant; mis·de·mean·or; de·mean; mean·ing; mean·ly; mean·ness; mean·time; mean·while; mis·de·mean; mean·ing·less·ly; mean·ing·less·ness; …

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  • 38mean*/*/*/ — [miːn] (past tense and past participle meant [ment] ) verb [T] I 1) to have a particular meaning What does ‘maudlin mean?[/ex] The word ‘serviette means something different in French.[/ex] 2) to intend to communicate a particular meaning By… …

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  • 39mean — {{11}}mean (adj.1) low quality, c.1200, shared by all, from imene, from O.E. gemæne common, public, general, universal, shared by all, from P.Gmc. *ga mainiz possessed jointly (Cf. O.Fris. mene, O.S. gimeni, M.L.G. gemeine, M.Du. gemene, Du.… …

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  • 40mean — I. verb (meant; meaning) Etymology: Middle English menen, from Old English mǣnan; akin to Old High German meinen to have in mind, Old Church Slavic měniti to mention Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to have in the mind as a purpose …

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