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Definition of "means" []

  • Plural form of mean. (noun)
  • An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose. (noun)
  • Resources; riches. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mean. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "means" in a sentence
  • "In discussing the subject, we shall _consider the means used to propagate the gospel -- the opposition made against it -- and the wisdom of God in the choice of the means_; which will bring up to view some of the objections which have been made against the truth of the gospel."
  • "-- That view also according to which a 'body' means no more than a _means_ of enjoyment is refuted hereby."
  • "No; Scripture has not undertaken to _tell_ us every thing, but merely to give us the means of _finding_ every thing; and thus much we can conclude on the subject before us, that if it is important, there are _means_ of determining it; but we cannot infer, either that it must actually be"