Translation of "means" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

means

noun uk /miːnz/ us /miːnz/ plural means
METHOD 方法

B2 [ C ] a method or way of doing something

方法,手段
They had no means of communication. 他们没有通讯手段。
We need to find some other means of transportation. 我们得找其他交通工具了。
We need to use every means at our disposal. 我们必须把我们所能采用的各种方法都用上。
She tried to explain by means of sign language. 她试图通过手语来解释。
There is no means of tracing the debt at all. 根本无法追查这笔债。
The family had no means of support (= way of getting money). 这家人没有生活来源。
MONEY

C2 [ plural ] money, for example from an income, that allows you to buy things

金钱;财富;财力;收入
[ + to infinitive ] He has the means to buy half the houses in the street if he wanted to. 只要他愿意,他有钱买下这条街上半数的房产。
live beyond your means

to spend more money than you receive as income

入不敷出
live within your means

to spend less money than you receive as income

量入为出
a man/woman of means

a rich man/woman

富有的男人/女人

(Translation of “means” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)