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mean is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
mean

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
mean

Third person singular
means

Simple past
meant

Past participle
meant

Present participle
meaning

  1. (transitive) A word means something when the word expresses the same idea as the other something.
    Slay means kill. Both of them mean to make dead.

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
mean

Comparative
meaner

Superlative
meanest

  1. When you are a mean person, you are not nice.
    The boys who hit you were very mean.

NounEdit

Singular
mean

Plural
means

  1. The mean is a measure of the average of a list of numbers. The sum total of the numbers divided by how many numbers in the list.
    The mean of the numbers 2,3,4 is 3. (2+3+4)/3 = 9/3 = 3.