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Definizione monolingua e traduzione mean

Inglese grammatica



mean (third-person singular simple present means, present participle meaning, simple past and past participle meant)

  1. To intend.
    1. (transitive) To intend, to plan (to do); to have as ones intention. [from 8th c.]
      I didnt mean to knock your tooth out.
      I mean to go to Baddeck this summer.
      I meant to take the car in for a smog check, but it slipped my mind.
    2. (intransitive) To have intentions of a given kind. [from 14th c.]
      Dont be angry; she meant well.
    3. (transitive, usually in passive) To intend (something) for a given purpose or fate; to predestine. [from 16th c.]
      Actually this desk was meant for the subeditor.
      Man was not meant to question such things.

    mean (plural means)

    1. (obsolete, in singular) An intermediate step or intermediate steps.

    mean (comparative meaner, superlative meanest)

    1. (obsolete) Common; general.
    2. Of a common or low origin, grade, or quality; common; humble.
      a man of mean parentage / a mean abode
    3. Low in quality or degree; inferior; poor; shabby.
      a mean appearance / mean dress
    4. Without dignity of mind; destitute of honour; low-minded; spiritless; base.
    5. Niggardly; penurious; miserly; stingy.
      Hes so mean. Ive never seen him spend so much as five pounds on presents for his children.
    6. Of little value or account; low in worth or estimation; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.
    7. Disobliging; pettily offensive or unaccommodating; small.
    8. Selfish; acting without consideration of others; unkind.
      It was mean to steal the girls piggy bank, but he just had to get uptown and he had no cash of his own.
    9. Causing or intending to cause intentional harm; bearing ill will towards another; cruel; malicious.
      Watch out for her, shes mean. I said good morning to her, and she punched me in the nose.
    10. Powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging.
      It must have been a mean typhoon that levelled this town.
    11. Accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with.
      Your mother can roll a mean cigarette.
      He hits a mean backhand.
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