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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
meant /mi:n/
  • danh từ
    • khoảng giữa, trung độ, trung gian, trung dung
      • the happy mean; the holden mean: trung dung, chính sách chiết trung
    • (toán học) giá trị trung bình; số trung bình
    • (số nhiều) ((thường) dùng như số ít) phương tiện, kế, biện pháp, cách
      • means of living: kế sinh nhai
      • means of communication: phương tiện giao thông
    • (số nhiều) của, của cải, tài sản, khả năng (kinh tế)
      • he is a man of mean: ông ta là một người có của
      • means test: sự thẩm tra khả năng (trước khi trợ cấp)
    • by all means; by all manner of means
      • bằng đủ mọi cách, bằng bất cứ cách nào, bằng bất cứ giá nào
    • tất nhiên, dĩ nhiên, chắc chắn
    • by fair means or foul
      • bằng đủ mọi cách tốt hay xấu
    • by means of
      • bằng cách
    • by no means
      • by no means of means
        • chẳng chút nào, quyết không, hẳn không, tuyệt nhiên không
      • by some means or other
        • bằng cách này hay cách khác
    • tính từ
      • trung bình, vừa, ở giữa
        • a man of mean stature: người tầm vóc trung bình, người tầm thước
        • the mean annual temperature: độ nhiệt trung bình hằng năm
      • (toán học) trung bình
        • mean value theorem: định lý giá trị trung bình
    • tính từ
      • thấp kém, kém cỏi, tầm thường
        • to be no mean scholar: không phải là một thứ học giả tầm thường
      • tối tân, tiều tuỵ, tang thương, khốn khổ
        • a mean house in a mean street: một căn nhà tiều tuỵ trong một khu phố tồi tàn
      • hèn hạ, bần tiện, bủn xỉn
        • to be mean over money matters: bủn xỉn về vấn đề tiền nong
      • (thông tục) xấu hổ thầm
        • to feel mean: tự thấy xấu hổ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) cừ, chiến
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) hắc búa
      • động từ meant /meant/
        • nghĩa là, có nghĩa là
          • these words mean nothing: những chữ này không có nghĩa gì hết
        • muốn nói
          • what do you mean?: ý anh muốn nói gì?
        • định, có ý định, muốn, có ý muốn
          • I mean to go early tomorrow: tôi định mai sẽ đi sớm
          • does he really mean to do it?: có thật nó có ý định làm cái đó không?
        • dự định, để cho, dành cho
          • I mean this for my son: tôi dự định cái này dành cho con trai tôi
        • có ý nghĩa lớn, đáng giá, đáng kể
          • your friendship means a great deal to me: tình bạn của anh có ý nghĩa rất lớn đối với tôi
        • to mean mischief
          • có ác ý
        • to mean well (kindly) by (to, towards) someone
          • có ý tốt đối với ai
        • what do you means by it?
          • làm sao anh chứng minh được điều đó
    Concise Dictionary
    past and past participle of "mean"mean
    +an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    +mean or intend to express or convey
    +have as a logical consequence
    +denote or connote
    +have in mind as a purpose
    +have a specified degree of importance
    +intend to refer to
    +destine or designate for a certain purpose
    +approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
    +characterized by malice
    +having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
    +marked by poverty befitting a beggar
    +(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
    +(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
    +of no value or worth

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 intend, design, purpose, plan, aim, have in mind, contemplate, have in view; want, wish, expect, hope; be motivated by, have as justification:
    I did mean to phone you but had no time. I am sure she meant nothing by her remark.
    2 denote, signify, indicate, note, specify, designate, represent, betoken, signal, carry, convey, drive at, refer to, allude to, communicate, express, bring out, get over or across; imply, suggest, connote, intimate, hint (at):
    What does 'canicular' mean?
    It depends on what you mean by 'liberty'.
    The footprints meant that someone had already been here
    3 portend, show, foretell, foreshadow, promise, presage, augur, herald:
    Those clouds mean that it will soon rain.
    4 carry or have the weight or significance or importance of:
    Money means little to someone in her circumstances.
    1 stingy, miserly, tight, close, cheap, parsimonious, penurious, stinting, niggardly, penny-pinching, tight-fisted, close-fisted, mercenary, uncharitable, ungenerous, mean-spirited, unaccommodating, small, petty, Colloq near, money-grubbing, measly, Brit mingy:
    He is far too mean to buy anyone a Christmas present. It seems rather a mean contribution to the fund, given his wealth
    2 lowly, low, base, inferior, abject, menial, servile, degraded, degenerate, undignified, ignoble, plebeian, proletarian, modest, humble, common:
    He rose to a position of great power in spite of his mean background.
    3 disgraceful, run-down, poor, sorry, miserable, scruffy, seedy, scurvy, shabby, squalid, wretched, vile, mangy, sordid, contemptible, dismal, dreary, abysmal:
    They live in very mean circumstances.
    4 unkind, malicious, cruel, unaccommodating, disobliging:
    It was very mean of you to steal that toy from the baby.
    5 cantankerous, churlish, nasty, hostile, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, sour, unpleasant:
    That mean old lady would never even talk to us.
    6 excellent, wonderful, marvellous, great, exceptional, effective, skilful, skilled, Slang far-out, US bad:
    The saxophonist in that combo is one mean cat.
    1 average, middle, norm, (happy) medium:
    We are attempting to achieve the mean between the two extremes.
    2 by all means. a absolutely, definitely, certainly, surely, assuredly, of course, positively:
    By all means, do tell us what you think is wrong.
    (b) in any event, at all events, no matter what, without fail, at any cost, in any case:
    By all means, you must do what you think is right.
    3 by means of. by dint of, via, through, by way of, with the help or aid of, employing, using, utilizing:
    She gained access to her victims by means of the telephone directory. We entered by means of the front door
    4 means.
    (a) instrument, agency, method, process, technique, mode, manner, way(s), approach, course, procedure, avenue, medium, vehicle:
    If you can find the means, then get the job done at once.
    (b) resources, funds, money, wherewithal, capital, finances, backing, support:
    I wanted to go to Australia to see my brother, but I simply didn't have the means.
    (c) substance, wealth, property, position, financial stability:
    She is a woman of considerable means.
    5 by no means. by no manner of means, in no way, not at all, definitely or absolutely not, on no account, not conceivably, not in one's wildest dreams or fantasies, not by any stretch of the imagination, Colloq no way, US no way José:
    This is sometimes but by no means always the case. He is by no means a great artist.
    6 middle, centre, intermediate, medial, medium, median, average, middling:
    The mean temperature for the year has increased.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    past tense, past participle of MEAN

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