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Synonyms for meant

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I meant by "impenetrability" that we've had enough of that subject, and it would be just as well if you'd mention what you mean to do next, as I suppose you don't mean to stop here all the rest of your life.
Those spots didn't mean anything to me, but to the doctor they meant measles.
Is the conversational interaction among author, text, and reader meant to lead to meaning or is the interplay itself the meaning?
4 : to intend for a particular use <It's a book meant for children.
The reason for doing such research, which is a key point in Martin's essay, is to discover what a word meant in the context being studied--in this case 1 Cor 6:9-10.
However, if we demote meaning and instead promote body image and ego, then our inclination towards perfection, meant for our inner qualities, will transfer to the perfection of externals.
Originally, separation meant that no secular prince can rightly usurp an ecclesiastical office.
The book admirably succeeds in its first goal, but falls short in its attempt to understand what sugar actually meant to people.
Nauseous once meant 'causing nausea" but has come to mean 'affected by nausea.
Researchers theorized that the plants grown without pesticides - some were organic, others were ``sustainably'' grown, which meant both organic and conventional methods had been used - produced more antioxidants in response to stress from fighting off insects.
Within a faith perspective the theologian may also claim that this was what the inspired texts really meant, even though their writers and first interpreters were totally unaware of it.
Critical thinking is involved in ascertaining what President Wilson meant by the concept democracy.
My own use of the term Zwinglian is also meant to signal a kind of influence through other, more mixed and moderate channels such as Martin Bucer, Peter Martyr, and at a greater distance, Johann Heinrich Bullinger and Philipp Melanchthon,