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means

means as in thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end
  • "a means of control"
  • "an example is the best agency of instruction"
  • "the true way to success"

Synonyms

  • agencyan administrative unit of government; a business or organization that provides a particular service, especially the mediation of transactions between two parties ; the state of being in action or exerting power; the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent ; thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end
  • wayto a great degree or by a great distance; how something is done or how it happens; thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end; a line leading to a place or point; the condition of things generally; a course of conduct; any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; a journey or passage; space for movement; the property of distance in general; doing as one pleases or chooses; a general category of things; a portion of something divided into shares
means as in an instrumentality for accomplishing some end
    means as in considerable capital (wealth or income)
    • "he is a man of means"

    Synonyms

    • substancethe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the idea that is intended; material of a particular kind or constitution; considerable capital (wealth or income); what a communication that is about something is about ; the property of holding together and retaining its shape; a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties