Definition of mean :
1. A mediator; a go- between.
2. A part, whether alto or tenor, intermediate between the soprano and base; a middle part.
3. A quantity having an intermediate value between several others, from which it is derived, and of which it expresses the resultant value; usually, unless otherwise specified, it is the simple average, formed by adding the quantities together and dividing by their number, which is called an arithmetical mean. A geometrical mean is the square root of the product of the quantities.
4. Average; having an intermediate value between two extremes, or between the several successive values of a variable quantity during one cycle of variation; as, mean distance; mean motion; mean solar day.
5. Destitute of distinction or eminence; common; low; vulgar; humble.
6. Hence: Resources; property, revenue, or the like, considered as the condition of easy livelihood, or an instrumentality at command for effecting any purpose; disposable force or substance.
7. Intermediate in excellence of any kind.
8. Meantime; meanwhile.
9. Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes.
10. Of little value or account; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.
11. Of poor quality; as, mean fare.
12. Penurious; stingy; close- fisted; illiberal; as, mean hospitality.
13. That through which, or by the help of which, an end is attained; something tending to an object desired; intermediate agency or measure; necessary condition or coagent; instrument.
14. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure.
15. To have a purpose or intention.
16. To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do ?
17. To signify; to indicate; to import; to denote.
18. Wanting dignity of mind; low- minded; base; destitute of honor; spiritless; as, a mean motive.
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intend (part of speech: verb)
average (part of speech: adjective)
conventional, customary, ordinary, median, halfway, medium, common, mid, middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, usual, middling, everyday, predominant, midmost, mediocre, stock, dominant, moderate, popular, standard, stereotype, traditional, normal, average, mezzo, commonplace
stingy (part of speech: adjective)
greedy, niggardly, penny-pinching, austere, miserly, tight, rapacious, cheeseparing, ascetic, parsimonious, thrifty, closefisted, hard-fisted, abstemious, frugal, Spartan, petty, stingy, narrow-fisted, meager
mean (part of speech: verb)
middle (part of speech: noun)
intermediate, heart, axis, axial, half, center, core, nuclear, half-and-half, bisection, kernel, middle, midpoint, hub, central, epicenter, medial, halfway point, bisecting, nucleus, nub, marrow, pivot, pivotal, equidistant, centralized, geocentric, midst
mediocre (part of speech: adjective)
despicable (part of speech: adjective)
mediocrity (part of speech: noun)
malevolent (part of speech: adjective)
black-hearted, ill-natured, hurtful, malicious, hateful, sullen, evil, malignant, malevolent, rancorous, venomous, corrosive, virulent, spiteful, antagonistic, perfidious, catty, wicked, sinister, churlish, bitter, baleful, treacherous, vicious, nasty, vindictive, foul, baneful, hostile
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
glum, broody, grumpy, dissociable, dour, surly, obstinate, moping, uncooperative, beetle-browed, unsociable, contrary, dejected, sulky, cross, unfriendly, cynical, irascible, scowling, cantankerous, long-faced, crabby, noncooperative, fretful, ungenial, glowering, grim, frowning, sour, gloomy, morose, dark, melancholy, petulant, moody, grouchy