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mean

mean as in an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

    Synonyms

    • mean valuean average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean as in approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
    • "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"
    • "of average height for his age"
    • "the mean annual rainfall"

    Synonyms

    • averageamount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; achieve or reach on average; compute the average of ; a statistic describing the location of a distribution; (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities ; an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual; approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; lacking special distinction, rank, or status; lacking exceptional quality or ability; around the middle of a scale of evaluation; relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    • mean(a)
    mean as in characterized by malice
    • "a hateful thing to do"
    • "in a mean mood"

    Synonyms

    • hatefulevoking or deserving hatred; characterized by malice
    mean as in having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
    • "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke"
    • "taking a mean advantage"
    • "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort- Shakespeare"
    • "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

    Synonyms

    • baseuse as a basis for; situate as a center of operations; use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes ; serving as or forming a base; of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal; not adhering to ethical or moral principles; having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; illegitimate ; debased; installation from which a military force initiates operations; lowest support of a structure; a place that the runner must touch before scoring; the bottom or lowest part; (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment; a lower limit; the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; a support or foundation; a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed; the most important or necessary part of something; (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end ; a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; the principal ingredient of a mixture; a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
    • meanspiritedlacking in magnanimity; having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
    mean as in excellent
    • "famous for a mean backhand"
    mean as in marked by poverty befitting a beggar
    • "a beggarly existence in the slums"
    • "a mean hut"

    Synonyms

    • beggarlymarked by poverty befitting a beggar; (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
    mean as in (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
    • "a mean person"
    • "he left a miserly tip"

    Synonyms

    • mingy(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
    • miserly(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
    • tightfirmly or closely; in an attentive manner; closely constrained or constricted or constricting; pulled or drawn tight; set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; pressed tightly together; (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; of such close construction as to be impermeable; of textiles; securely or solidly fixed in place; (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; very drunk ; exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; packed closely together
    mean as in (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt

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      • beggarlymarked by poverty befitting a beggar; (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
      mean as in of no value or worth
      • "I was caught in the bastardly traffic"

      Synonyms

      • bastardlyborn out of wedlock; of no value or worth
      mean as in mean or intend to express or convey
      • "You never understand what I mean!"
      • "what do his words intend?"

      Synonyms

      • intendhave in mind as a purpose; design or destine; mean or intend to express or convey; denote or connote
      mean as in have as a logical consequence
      • "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

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      • entailland received by fee tail ; the act of entailing property; have as a logical consequence; impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
      • implyexpress or state indirectly ; suggest as a logically necessary consequence; have as a logical consequence; suggest that someone is guilty ; have as a necessary feature
      mean as in denote or connote
      • "`maison' means `house' in French"
      • "An example sentence would show what this word means"

      Synonyms

      • intendhave in mind as a purpose; design or destine; mean or intend to express or convey; denote or connote
      • signifydenote or connote; convey or express a meaning; make known with a word or signal
      • stand forexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; denote or connote; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; tolerate or bear
      mean as in have in mind as a purpose
      • "I mean no harm"
      • "I only meant to help you"
      • "She didn't think to harm me"
      • "We thought to return early that night"

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      • intendhave in mind as a purpose; design or destine; mean or intend to express or convey; denote or connote
      • thinkan instance of deliberate thinking; judge or regard; expect, believe, or suppose; use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; recall knowledge from memory; imagine or visualize; focus one's attention on a certain state; have in mind as a purpose; decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; ponder; dispose the mind in a certain way; have or formulate in the mind; be capable of conscious thought; bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation
      mean as in have a specified degree of importance
      • "My ex-husband means nothing to me"
      • "Happiness means everything"
      mean as in intend to refer to
      • "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"
      • "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"

      Synonyms

      • think ofkeep in mind for attention or consideration; take into consideration, have in view; look on as or consider; intend to refer to; devise or invent; choose in one's mind
      • have in mindintend to refer to
      mean as in destine or designate for a certain purpose
      • "These flowers were meant for you"