Meaning

Definition of Meaning

Mean´ing
n.1.That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent.
If there be any good meaning towards you.
- Shak.
2.That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sense; import; as, the meaning of a hint.
3.Sense; power of thinking.

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