Antonyms for means

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Your life must be saved; even if you reprove me for the means.

He was not by any means an ideal monk, but he was equally far from being a scandal.

I know all about that, and who was the means of having him sent away.

I suspect that she was the means of influencing so large a purchase.

He found the restaurants moderate in price, and within his means.

It means the "science of the sound which is made by our speech."

You have seen the Greek word "phone," which means the voice, before.

They called themselves "remi," which means simply "the Men."

It is always going somewhere but it does not always move westward by any means.

The Persians called it Bagistana which means the "dwellingplace of the Gods."

WORD ORIGIN

"course of action," late 14c., from mean (n.); sense of "wealth" is first recorded c.1600. Cf. French moyens, German Mittel. Phrase by no means attested from late 15c.; means-test is from 1930.

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