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mean /miːn/
  • to convey, indicate
  • to signify
betekenen
bedoelen
willen zeggen
mean /miːn/
  • to result in; bring about
  • to be important
betekenen
mean /miːn/
  • to have conviction in what one says
menen /menə(n)/
mean /miːn/
  • to intend (something) for a given purpose or fate
bedoelen
mean /miːn/
  • to have intentions of some kind
bedoelen
menen /menə(n)/
mean /miːn/
  • to intend; plan on doing
van plan zijn
willen
mean /miːn/
  • intending to cause harm, successfully or otherwise
boosaardig /bo'zardəx/
gemeen
mean /miːn/
  • low-minded; acting without consideration of others
  • powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging
gemeen
mean /miːn/
  • low in quality; inferior
minderwaardig
mean /miːn/
  • having the mean as its value
gemiddeld /χəˈmɪdəɫt/, /ɣəˈmɪdəlt/, /ɣəˈmɪdəld/
gemiddelde /ɣəˈmɪdəldə/
mean /miːn/
  • intermediate value
gemiddelde /ɣəˈmɪdəldə/
mean /miːn/
  • method by which something is done
middel /ˈmɪdəɫ/
meaning /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
  • symbolic value of something
betekenis /bəˈtekənɪs/
waarde
meaning /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
  • definition or connotation of a word
betekenis /bəˈtekənɪs/
meaning /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
  • significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life"
zin /zɪn/
betekenis /bəˈtekənɪs/
means /miːnz/
  • instrument or condition for attaining a purpose
middel /ˈmɪdəɫ/
means /miːnz/
  • resources
middelen
meanness
  • the condition or quality of being mean
gemeenheid
meanness
  • a mean act
gemene daad
means of transportation
  • general term for the different kinds of transport facilities that are often used to transport people or cargo in many ways
vervoermiddel
well-meaning welgezind /'wɛlxəzɪnt/
by any means coûte que coûte
in the mean time inmiddels /ɪnˈmɪdəls/
means of transport vervoersmiddel
if you get my meaning welteverstaan
means of communication communicatiemiddel /ˌkɔmyniˈkatsiˌmɪdəɫ/
by all means
  • emphatically yes, definitely
per se
the end justifies the means
  • morally wrong actions are sometimes necessary
het doel heiligt de middelen
by no means
  • certainly not
in geen geval
zeker niet
by means of
  • By using
door middel van
aan de hand van
meaning of life
  • hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions
zin van het leven
how do you mean
  • a request for clarification of what the listener just said
hoe bedoel je?
hoe bedoelt u?
without means onbemiddeld
suicide means zelfdodingsmiddel
live on one's private means rentenieren
person of independent means rentenier
golden mean /ˈɡoʊl.dən ˈmiːn/, /ˈɡəʊl.dən ˈmiːn/
  • balance between excess and deficiency
gulden middenweg
by any means hoe dan ook
means to an end /miːnz tuː ən ɛnd/
  • method by which a goal is achieved
middel /ˈmɪdəɫ/
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