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Definition of "meant" []

  • Past tense and past participle of mean1. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "meant" in a sentence
  • "This new face which Nature turned to him was a glorified face, and some way _it meant what he meant_."
  • "And you meant to write, ... you _meant_! and went to walk in 'Poet's lane' instead, (in the 'Aonius of Highgate') which I remember to have read of -- does not Hunt speak of it in his Memoirs?"
  • "_meant_ well, of course he had to suffer; but when a king said one thing, was he not to be supposed to have meant another?"