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meant meaning

EN[ˈmɛnt] [-ɛnt]
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    Definition of meant in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFmeanSGmeansPRmeaningPT, PPmeanedPREmé-SUF-ant
    1. simple past tense and past participle of mean.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I mugged up on the meaning of road signs before taking my driving test.
        • Dan Harris, 22, is the fastest speedcuber in Britain, which means he can complete the Rubik's Cube in just over 10 seconds.
        • In vain it is to wash a goblet, if you mean to put it nothing but the dead lees and vap of wine. — Jeremy Taylor.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He's like a human parrot: he resays whatever he's told - without any comprehension of its meaning.
        • Evidences from ectrophysiological studies which employed affective priming paradigms also support the idea that music can convey emotional meaning.
        • No longer just an excuse to eat great food and drink fine riesling, the Spring Festival has taken on new meaning.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
        Related Links:
        1. en meantime
        2. en meantone
        3. en meantimes
        4. en meantness
        5. en meant to be
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of meant for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "meant" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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