meant meaning

EN[ˈmɛnt] [-ɛnt]

    Definition of meant in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFmeanSGmeansPRmeaningPT, PPmeanedPREmé-SUF-ant
    1. simple past tense and past participle of mean.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Deaf people may be able to read people's lips, but it's not a foolproof means of communication.
        • We haven't yet kissed, but she blew me a kiss as the train pulled out of the station. That meant a lot to me.
        • Returning "emptyhanded" doesn't always mean that you didn't get what you set out for.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • No longer just an excuse to eat great food and drink fine riesling, the Spring Festival has taken on new meaning.
        • The editor decided that repunctuating Shakespeare's sonnets risked damaging their meaning.
        • Evidences from ectrophysiological studies which employed affective priming paradigms also support the idea that music can convey emotional meaning.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
        Related Links:
        1. en meantime
        2. en meantone
        3. en meantness
        4. en meantimes
        5. en meant to be
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of meant for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "meant" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Difficultness: Level 1
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile