meaning

430 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[mˈiːnɪŋ], [mˈiːnɪŋ], [m_ˈiː_n_ɪ_ŋ]
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Synonyms for Meaning:

meaning (noun)

connotation, crux, definition, denotation, description, drift, explanation, gist, implication, indication, intent, interpretation, message, pith, point, purpose, relevance, significance, subject, tenor, thrust, topic, upshot.

intending (verb)

aiming, choosing, considering, endeavoring, expecting, intending, minding, planning, proposing, resolving, scheming, wishing.

meaning (verb)

connoting, defining, denoting, describing, explaining, implying, indicating, signifying.

Other synonyms and related words:

CENTRE, acceptation, account, acknowledge, admit, advised, aesthetic, aim, aimed, allegorical, allegory, allusion, ambition, amount, animus, announce, answer, aphoristic, application, appreciation, arcane meaning, artificial, aspiration, assumption, attach, balefulness, banefulness, be called, be of opinion, bearing, because, bias, bind, bodefulness, brass-tacks, bring, broad meaning, brunt, burden, calculated, carry, center, character, characterization, cherub, clarification, clever, coherence, colloquial meaning, coloration, coloring, colour, colouration, colouring, commission, communicate, compact, compel, composition, conclusion, connect, connotation, connotative, conscious, consequence, consequences, consequential, considerable, consideration, considered, constrain, construction, contemplated, contemplation, content, context, convey, core, correct judgment, counsel, deliberate, deliberated, denomination, denotative, desideration, desideratum, design, designate, designation, designed, desire, determination, diagnosis, differentiation, direction, direness, discernment, disclosure, distinguish, distinguished, doomfulness, draftsmanship, dream, effect, eloquent, eminence, eminent, emphasis, emphatic, end, end in view, enforce, entail, epigrammatical, essence, essential, essentiality, eventful, exact meaning, exceptional, expectation, explication, express, expression, expressive, extended, extension, extraordinary, extreme, eye, false, famous, fatality, fatefulness, figurative, fingering, fixed purpose, flavor, force, format, function, general meaning, gigantic, goal, grave, gravity, great, head, heart, heart and soul, hint, homage, honest, idea, identification, identify, illocutionary, illusory, impact, impart, implicit, implied meaning, imply, import, importance, important, importation, importee, impression, inclination, indicative, indicativeness, inference, influence, innuendo, intelligence, intelligibility, intelligible, intend, intended, intendment, intension, intention, intentional, interest, interpretable, intimation, involve, inwardness, ironic suggestion, judgment, kernel, knowing, leading, legend, literal meaning, logic, lookout, manifest meaning, manifestation, map, mark, marked, marrow, marrowy, matter, mean, meaningful, meaningfully, means, meant, meat, meaty, meditated, metaphorical, metaphorical sense, mind, moment, momentous, moral, motive, naming, narrate, natural meaning, necessitate, nisus, nitty-gritty, notable, noteworthy, notion, nuance, nub, object, objective, obvious, occult meaning, odd, ominousness, organization, overtone, pertinence, picking out, pithy, plain interpretation, plain meaning, plan, planned, plot, poignant, pointed, pointing, pointing out, pointing to, pompous, portent, portentousness, predominance, pregnant, presagefulness, presumption, presupposition, prima facie, priority, project, prominent, proposal, prospect, prospectus, purport, purposed, purposeful, purview, quintessence, rationale, rationality, readable, reading, reason, recite, recognize, recount, refer, reference, referent, referential, refinement, relate, relation, remarkable, repercussions, representational, resolution, resolve, results, revealing, revelatory, rhyme, sake, scope, selection, sense, sententious, sentiment, show, showing, significancy, significant, significantly, signification, significative, signify, simple interpretation, simple meaning, sinisterness, skillful, solution, soundness, speak of, specification, specify, spell, spirit, statement, status, stress, strict interpretation, strive for, striving, structure, studied, study, subject-matter, subsense, subsidiary sense, substance, substantial, substantial meaning, subtext, suggestion, suggestive, suggestively, suggestiveness, sum, sum and substance, supposition, symbolic, symbolical, symbolism, symbolization, symptomaticness, tail, target, telling, tendency, theme, thing, thread, tinge, tone, topical, touch, true, unambiguous, undercurrent, undermeaning, understanding, undertone, unreal, unstrained meaning, usage, use, value, vein, view, voluntary, way of seeing, weighed, weight, weighty, well-defined, why, why and wherefore, will, willful, wisdom, witting, worth.

Rhymes for Meaning:

  1. leaning, weaning, greening, cleaning, screening, preening;
  2. demeaning, convening;
  3. intervening;

Quotes for Meaning:

  1. Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not. Gordon Getty.
  2. Everyone's just extracting meaning and feeling and emotion from almost every aspect of music, and I think that for me, it's a huge antidote to that to have a concept album. Aimee Mann.
  3. Man lives in a world of meaning George Herbert Mead.

Idioms of Meaning:

  1. know the meaning of the word;
  2. not know the meaning of the word;
  3. if you take my meaning