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  • verbsignify, convey
  • verbhave in mind; intend

synonyms for meant

  • determine
  • imply
  • indicate
  • involve
  • portend
  • promise
  • represent
  • say
  • spell
  • suggest
  • adumbrate
  • allude
  • argue
  • attest
  • augur
  • betoken
  • connote
  • denote
  • designate
  • express
  • foreshadow
  • foretell
  • herald
  • import
  • intimate
  • name
  • presage
  • purport
  • symbolize
  • add up
  • allude to
  • drive at
  • hint at
  • point to
  • speak of
  • stand for
  • tell the meaning of
  • touch on
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This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
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You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.
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He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.
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That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
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But, without telling me what she meant to do, mother took it all to the Casino—and—it followed the rest.
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Malcolm had selected it as a training-ground that evening, because he meant to weary and subdue his too highly spirited charger.
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Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.
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Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.
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It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.
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