meaning

  1. the message that is intended or expressed
  2. the idea that is intended
  3. have as a logical consequence
  4. denote or connote
  5. have in mind as a purpose
  6. have a specified degree of importance
  7. destine or designate for a certain purpose

Meaning

• (n.) Sense; power of thinking. • (n.) That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sence; import; as, the meaning of a hint. • (n.) That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mean
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(from the article `language`) The whole object and purpose of language is to be meaningful. Languages have developed and are constituted in their present forms in order to meet ... ...unless a collection of nonsense syllables can be admitted as literature. Even the most avant-garde writers associated with the Cubist or ... The best k...
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meaning

substance noun the idea that is intended; `What is the meaning of this proverb?`
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Meaning

[existential] In existentialism, meaning is understood as the worth of life.{cn|date=December 2012} Meaning in existentialism is descriptive; therefore it is unlike typical, prescriptive conceptions of `the meaning of life`.{cn|date=December 2012} Due to the methods of existentialism, prescriptive or declarative statements about meaning are...
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[linguistics] In linguistics, meaning is what the source or sender expresses, communicates, or conveys in their message to the observer or receiver, and what the receiver infers from the current context. == The sources of ambiguity == Ambiguity means confusion about what is conveyed, since the current context may lead to different interpret...
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[non-linguistic] A non-linguistic meaning is an actual or possible derivation from sentience, which is not associated with signs that have any original or primary intent of communication.{clarify|post-text=what?|date=November 2011} It is a general term of art used to capture a number of different senses of the word `meaning`, independently ...
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[philosophy of language] The nature of meaning, its definition, elements, and types, was discussed by philosophers Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. According to them `meaning is a relationship between two sorts of things: signs and the kinds of things they mean (intend, express or signify)`. One term in the relationship of meaning necessa...
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[psychology] Meaning is a concept used in psychology as well as in other fields such as philosophy, linguistics, semiotics and sociology. These multidisciplinary use of the term are not independent, but more or less overlapping. Within each of these fields there are different ways in which the term meaning is constructed and used and each o...
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[semiotics] Semiotics approaches meaning by studying the signs that make up language systems. Such an approach goes back to the 4th century with St. Augustine of Hippo, but two 19th Century theorists developed modern notions of Semiotics: Ferdinand de Saussure and Charles Sanders Peirce. They saw standard notions of meaning as being not suf...
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Mean'ing noun 1. That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent. « If there be any good meaning towards you.» Shak. 2. That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sense; impo...
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A highly ambiguous term, with at least four pivotal senses, involving intention or purpose, designation or reference, definition or translation, causal antecedents or consequences. Each of these provides overlapping families of cases generated by some or all of the following types of systematic ambiguity: -- Arising from a contrast between the s......
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meaning

the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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meaning

the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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meaning

the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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meaning

the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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meaning

the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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meaning

the thing, action, feeling, idea etc that a word or words represent
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meaning

What is meant by words or things. In the philosophy of language, there are various theories about the meaning of words and sentences; for example, that a meaningful proposition must be possible to...
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meaning

[n] - the message that is intended or expressed or signified 2. [n] - the idea that is intended
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