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mean /miːn/
  • causing or intending to cause intentional harm
gemein ɡəˈmaɪ̯n
mean /miːn/
  • low-minded; acting without consideration of others
böse ˈbøːzə
gemein ɡəˈmaɪ̯n
mean /miːn/
  • low in quality; inferior
mittelmäßig ˈmɪtl̩ˌmɛːsɪç
mean /miːn/
  • method by which something is done
  • intermediate value
das Mittel (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈmɪtl̩
mean /miːn/
  • to have conviction in what one says
meinen ˈmaɪ̯nən
mean /miːn/
  • to intend; plan on doing
beabsichtigen bəˈʔapzɪçtɪɡn̩
mean /miːn/
  • to signify
beabsichtigen bəˈʔapzɪçtɪɡn̩
meinen ˈmaɪ̯nən
mean /miːn/
  • to convey, indicate
  • to result in; bring about
bedeuten bəˈdɔɪ̯tn̩
mean /miːn/
  • having the mean as its value
meaning /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
  • definition or connotation of a word
  • symbolic value of something
die Bedeutung (Pl.: die Bedeutungen) {f} bəˈdɔɪ̯tʊŋ
meaning /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
  • significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life"
(das) Sinn (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} zɪn
means /miːnz/
  • resources
das Mittel (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈmɪtl̩
by all means
  • emphatically yes, definitely
unbedingt ˌʊnbəˈdɪŋt, ˈʊnbəˌdɪŋt
by means of
  • By using
mittels ˈmɪtl̩s
vermittels fɛɐ̯ˈmɪtəls
by no means
  • certainly not
auf keinen Fall
keineswegs kaɪ̯nəsˈveːks
the end justifies the means
  • morally wrong actions are sometimes necessary
der Zweck heiligt die Mittel
means of transportation
  • general term for the different kinds of transport facilities that are often used to transport people or cargo in many ways
das Beförderungsmittel (Pl.: die Beförderungsmittel) {n} bəˈfœʁdəʁʊŋsˌmɪtl̩
das Transportmittel (Pl.: die Transportmittel) {n} tʁansˈpɔʁtˌmɪtl̩
meanness die Gemeinheit (Pl.: die Gemeinheiten) {f} ɡəˈmaɪ̯nhaɪ̯t
not by any means auf keinen Fall
means of payment das Zahlungsmittel (Pl.: die Zahlungsmittel) {n} ˈt͡saːlʊŋsˌmɪtl̩
borrowed meaning die Lehnbedeutung (Pl.: die Lehnbedeutungen) {f} ˈleːnbəˌdɔɪ̯tʊŋ
meaning the word die Wortbedeutung (Pl.: die Wortbedeutungen) {f} ˈvɔʁtbəˌdɔɪ̯tʊŋ
means of transport das Beförderungsmittel (Pl.: die Beförderungsmittel) {n} bəˈfœʁdəʁʊŋsˌmɪtl̩
affidavit of means der Offenbarungseid (Pl.: die Offenbarungseide) {m} ɔfn̩ˈbaːʁʊŋsˌʔaɪ̯t
live beyond one's means über seine Verhältnisse leben ˈyːbɐ ˈzaɪ̯nə fɛɐ̯ˈhɛltnɪsə ˈleːbn̩
person of private means das Rentier (Pl.: die Rentiere) {m} ʁɑ̃ˈti̯eː, ʁɛnˈti̯eː
what does XX mean
  • what does XX mean?
was bedeutet XX?
meaning of life
  • hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions
Sinn des Lebens
means of production
  • combination of the means of labor and the subject of labor
arithmetic mean
  • measure of central tendency
arithmetisches Mittel
harmonic mean
  • type of average
harmonisches Mittel
what do you mean
  • what do you mean?
was meinst du?
geometric mean
  • measure of central tendency
geometrisches Mittel
root mean square
  • type of average
quadratisches Mittel
mean value theorem
  • theorem that for a differentiable function on an interval there is a point in the interval where the derivative equals the overall slope
  • with good intentions
means of grace
  • means by which God gives grace
means to an end /miːnz tuː ən ɛnd/
  • method by which a goal is achieved
Mittel zum Zweck
golden mean /ˈɡoʊl.dən ˈmiːn/, /ˈɡəʊl.dən ˈmiːn/
  • balance between excess and deficiency
goldene Mitte
means of locomotion das Fortbewegungsmittel (Pl.: die Fortbewegungsmittel) {n} ˈfɔʁtbəveːɡʊŋsˌmɪtl̩
change in meaning der Bedeutungswandel (Pl.: die Bedeutungswandel) {m} bəˈdɔɪ̯tʊŋsˌvandl̩
boards that mean the world die Bretter, die die Welt bedeuten diː ˈbʁɛtɐ diː diː ˈvɛlt bəˈdɔɪ̯tn̩
I mean
  • delayed filler
  • mild intensifier
also ˈalzo
I mean
  • indicating approximation or uncertainty
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