Definitions of mean

The word "mean" uses 4 letters: aemn.

MEAN is playable in:

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Scrabble US6
Scrabble UK6

v. t. - To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do ? 2

v. t. - To signify; to indicate; to import; to denote. 2

v. i. - To have a purpose or intention. 2

superl. - Destitute of distinction or eminence; common; low; vulgar; humble. 2

superl. - Wanting dignity of mind; low-minded; base; destitute of honor; spiritless; as, a mean motive. 2

superl. - Of little value or account; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable. 2

superl. - Of poor quality; as, mean fare. 2

superl. - Penurious; stingy; close-fisted; illiberal; as, mean hospitality. 2

a. - Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes. 2

a. - Intermediate in excellence of any kind. 2

a. - Average; having an intermediate value between two extremes, or between the several successive values of a variable quantity during one cycle of variation; as, mean distance; mean motion; mean solar day. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A quantity having an intermediate value between several others, from which it is derived, and of which it expresses the resultant value; usually, unless otherwise specified, it is the simple average, formed by adding the quantities together and dividing by their number, which is called an arithmetical mean. A geometrical mean is the square root of the product of the quantities. 2

n. - That through which, or by the help of which, an end is attained; something tending to an object desired; intermediate agency or measure; necessary condition or coagent; instrument. 2

n. - Hence: Resources; property, revenue, or the like, considered as the condition of easy livelihood, or an instrumentality at command for effecting any purpose; disposable force or substance. 2

n. - A part, whether alto or tenor, intermediate between the soprano and base; a middle part. 2

n. - Meantime; meanwhile. 2

n. - A mediator; a go-between. 2

Direct anagrams of mean:

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after mean (in bold), or to aemn in any order:


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