meaningnounuk /ˈmiː.nɪŋ/ us /ˈmiː.nɪŋ/
meaning noun (OF WORD/WRITING/SIGN, ETC.)
- The meaning of a sentence often depends on stress and intonation.
- The literal meaning of 'television' is 'seeing from a distance'.
- It's sometimes very difficult to draw a clear distinction between the meanings of different words.
- Let's just say we had 'problems', if you get my meaning.
- The skull at the bottom of the picture has a symbolic meaning - it represents death.
meaning noun (IMPORTANCE)