Translation of "means" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


plural noun (METHOD) 方法 uk us /miːnz/

a method or way of doing something

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 must 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。

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