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noun 
  1. (mathematics) Any function of multiple variables that satisfies certain properties and yields a number representative of its arguments.
  2. (context, mathematics, more, _, specifically) The arithmetic mean.
  3. (mathematics) Either of the two numbers in the middle of a proportion, as 2 and 3 in 1:2=3:6.
  4. Commonly, an intermediate value.
verb (means, meaning, meant)
  1. (transitive) To convey, signify, or indicate.
What does this hieroglyph ?
The sky is red this morning—does that we're in for a storm?
  1. (transitive) To want or intend to convey.
I'm afraid I don't understand what you .
Say what you and mean what you say.
  1. (transitive) To intend; to plan on doing.
I didn't 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.
  1. (transitive) To have conviction in what one says.
Does she really what she said to him last night?
Say what you mean and what you say.
  1. (transitive) To have intentions of a some kind.
Don't be angry; she meant well.
Someone's coming up. He means business.
  1. (transitive) To result in; to bring about.
One faltering step means certain death.
adjective 
  1. Causing or intending to cause intentional harm; bearing ill will towards another; cruel; malicious.
Watch out for her, she's . I said good morning to her, and she punched me in the nose.
  1. Miserly; stingy.
''He's so . I've never seen him spend so much as five pounds on presents for his children.
  1. Selfish; acting without consideration of others; unkind.
It was to steal the girl's piggy bank, but he just had to get uptown and he had no cash of his own.
  1. Powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging.
It must have been a typhoon that levelled this town.
  1. Accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with.
Your mother can roll a cigarette.
He hits a backhand.
  1. Low in quality; inferior.

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