Meaning of “meaning” - Learner’s Dictionary

meaning

noun us uk /ˈmiːnɪŋ/
Extra Examples
This word has three distinct meanings.Draw a line between the words with corresponding meanings.I think you mistook my meaning.His last statement was entirely void of meaning.Semantics is the study of the meaning of language.
EXPRESS [ C, U ]

B1 The meaning of words, signs, or actions is what they express or represent:

The word 'squash' has several meanings.
The meaning of her gesture was clear.
PURPOSE [ U, no plural ]

B2 purpose or emotional importance:

She felt that her life had no meaning.

(Definition of “meaning” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)