Translation of "mean" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (EXPRESS) 表達 uk us /miːn/ (meant)

to express or represent something such as an idea, thought, or fact

What does this word mean? 這個詞是甚麼意思?
[ + that ] These figures mean that almost 7% of the working population is unemployed. 這些數字意味著近7%的勞動人口處於失業狀態。
What do you mean by that remark? 你那句話是甚麼意思?
She's quite odd though. Do you know what I mean? 可是她有點怪。你明白我指甚麼嗎?

used to add emphasis to what you are saying

I want you home by midnight. And I mean midnight. 我要你午夜前回家,記住是午夜。
Give it back now! I mean it. 現在就把它還了!我是說真的。

(Translation of “mean verb (EXPRESS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)