# mean

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## mean englannista suomeksi

1. kurja

2. keski-, keskiverto, keskiarvoinen

3. tarkoittaa, tietää

4. merkitä

5. loistava

6. ilkeä

7. keskiarvo

8. alhainen

9. katala

10. viheliäinen

11. itara

## mean englanniksi

1. To intend.

2. To intend, to plan (to do); to have as one's intention. (defdate)

3. (ux)

4. To have as intentions of a given kind. (defdate)

5. To intend (something) for a given purpose or fate; to predestine. (defdate)

6. To intend an ensuing comment or statement as an explanation.https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/i_mean%20I%20mean

7. To convey (a meaning).

8. To convey (a given sense); to signify, or indicate (an object or idea). (defdate)

9. (quote-journal)| title=A better waterworks| passage=An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.

10. Of a word, symbol etc: to have reference to, to signify. (defdate)

11. (quote-book)

12. A term should be included if it's likely that someone would run across it and want to know what it means. This in turn leads to the somewhat more formal guideline of including a term if it is attested and idiomatic.
13. Of a person (or animal etc): to intend to express, to imply, to hint at, to allude.

14. To have conviction in (something said or expressed); to be sincere in (what one says). (defdate)

15. To cause or produce (a given result); to about (a given result). (defdate)

16. (quote-journal)

17. (quote-journal)| title=http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21604091-it-possible-sniff-out-problems-sewer-pipes-they-happen-its-gas It's a gas| passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains.(..)But out of sight is out of mind. And that, together with the inherent yuckiness of the subject, means that many old sewers have been neglected and are in dire need of repair.

18. To be of some level of importance.

19. ''That little dog meant everything to me.''

''This shared cup of coffee means something to us.''

''Formality and titles mean nothing in their circle.''

20. To lament.

21. c. 1385, (w), ''Piers Plowman'', III:

22. Thanne morned Mede · and mened hire to the kynge / To haue space to speke · spede if she myȝte.
23. 1560 (1677), Spottiswood Hist. Ch. Scot. iii. (1677), page 144:

24. They were forced to mean our estate to the Queen of England.
25. 1845, Wodrow Society ''Select Biographies'':

26. All the tyme of his sickness he never said, "Alace!" or meaned any pain, whilk was marvellous. Never man died in greater peace of mind or body.
27. Of a common or low origin, grade, or quality; common; humble.

28. Low in quality or degree; inferior; poor; shabby.

29. Without dignity of mind; destitute of honour; low-minded; spiritless; base.

30. Prince John: "Your foe has bloodied you, sir knight. Will you concede defeat? You fight too well to die so mean a death. Will you not throw in your lot with me instead?
Ivanhoe: "That would be an even meaner death, Your Grace."

''a mean motive''

31. (RQ:Dryden Indian Empero)

32. Can you imagine I so mean could prove, / To save my life by changing of my love?
33. Of little value or worth; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.

34. 1708, (w), ''Cyder''

35. The Roman legions and great Caesar found / Our fathers no mean foes.
36. Disobliging; pettily offensive or unaccommodating

37. Selfish; acting without consideration of others; unkind.

38. (quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=20| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness, mean and embarrassing and sad.

39. Intending to cause harm, successfully or otherwise; bearing will towards another

40. (syn)

41. Accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with.

42. Having the mean (''see noun below'') as its value.

43. Middling; intermediate; moderately good, tolerable.

44. (RQ:Burton Melanchol), II.ii.2:

45. I have declared in the causes what harm costiveness hath done in procuring this disease; if it be so noxious, the opposite must needs be good, or mean at least, as indeed it is .

47. being of middle age and a mean stature
48. (RQ:Milton Education)

49. A method or course of action used to achieve some result. (defdate)

50. 1603, John Florio, translating (w), ''Essays'', II.5:

51. To say truth, it is a meane full of uncertainty and danger.
52. c. 1812, (w), ''Essays''

53. You may be able, by this mean, to review your own scientific acquirements.
54. 1860, William Hamilton, ''Lectures on Metaphysics''

55. Philosophical doubt is not an end, but a mean.
56. 2011, "Rival visions", ''The Economist'', 14 Apr 2011:

57. Mr Obama produced an only slightly less ambitious goal for deficit reduction than the House Republicans, albeit working from a more forgiving baseline: $4 trillion over 12 years compared to$4.4 trillion over 10 years. But the means by which he would achieve it are very different.
58. An intermediate step or intermediate steps.

59. ''a.'' 1563, Thomas Harding, "To the Reader", in ''The Works of John Jewel'' (1845 ed.)

60. Verily in this treatise this hath been mine only purpose; and the mean to bring the same to effect hath been such as whereby I studied to profit wholesomely, not to please delicately.
61. 1606, ''The Trials of Robert Winter, Thomas Winter, Guy Fawkes, John Grant, Ambrose Rookwood, Rob. Keyes, Thomas Bates, and Sir Everard Digby, at Westminster, for High Treason, being Conspirators in the Gunpowder-Plot''

62. That it was lawful and meritorious to kill and destroy the king, and all the said hereticks. — The mean to effect it, they concluded to be, that, 1. The king, the queen, the prince, the lords spiritual and temporal, the knights and burgoses of the parliament, should be blown up with powder. 2. That the whole royal issue male should be destroyed. S. That they would lake into their custody Elizabeth and Mary the king's daughters, and proclaim the lady Elizabeth queen. 4. That they should feign a Proclamation in the name of Elizabeth, in which no mention should be made of alteration of religion, nor that they were parties to the treason, until they had raised power to perform the same; and then to proclaim, all grievances in the kingdom should be reformed.
63. ''a.'' 1623, Webster|John Webster, ''Duchess of Malfi|The Duchess of Malfi''

64. Apply desperate physic: / We must not now use balsamum, but fire, / The smarting cupping-glass, for that's the mean / To purge infected blood, such blood as hers.
65. Something which is intermediate or in the middle; an intermediate value or range of values; a medium. (defdate)

66. 1875, William Smith and Samuel Cheetham, editors, ''A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities'', Brown and Company|Little, Brown and Company, volume 1, page 10, s.v. ''Accentus Ecclesiasticus'',

67. It presents a sort of mean between speech and song, continually inclining towards the latter, never altogether leaving its hold on the former; it is speech, though always attuned speech, in passages of average interest and importance; it is song, though always distinct and articulate song, in passages demanding more fervid utterance.
68. The middle part of three-part polyphonic music; now specifically, the alto part in polyphonic music; an alto instrument. (defdate)

69. 1624, John Smith, ''Generall Historie'', in Kupperman 1988, page 147:

70. Of these rattles they have Base, Tenor, Countertenor, Meane, and Treble.
71. The average of a set of values, calculated by summing them together and dividing by the number of terms; the mean. (defdate)

72. Any function of multiple variables that satisfies certain properties and yields a number representative of its arguments; or, the number so yielded; a of central tendency.

73. 1997, (w), ''The Analysis of Household Surveys: A Microeconometric Approach to Development Policy'',http://books.google.com/books?id=5Lp_p6bLD2IC World Bank Publications, (ISBN), page 51:

74. Note that (1.41) is simply the probability-weighted mean without any explicit allowance for the stratification; each observation is weighted by its inflation factor and the total divided by the total of the inflation factors for the survey.
75. 2002, (w), ''The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from Beyond the Edge'',http://books.google.com/books?id=4qA2qZhVb9AC Cambridge University Press, (ISBN), page 246:

76. Luckily, even though the arithmetic mean is unusable, both the harmonic and geometric means settle to precise values as the amount of data increases.
77. 2003, P. S. Bullen, ''Handbook of Means and Their Inequalities'',http://books.google.com/books?id=GybdNuNsarIC Springer, (ISBN), page 251:

78. The generalized power means include power means, certain Gini means, in particular the counter-harmonic means.
79. Either of the two numbers in the middle of a conventionally presented proportion, as ''2'' and ''3'' in ''1:2=3:6''.

80. 1825, John Farrar, translator, ''An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic'' by Silvestre François Lacroix, third edition, page 102,

81. ...''if four numbers be in proportion, the product of the first and last, or of the two extremes, is equal to the product of the second and third, or of the two means''.
82. 1999, Dawn B. Sova, ''How to Solve Word Problems in Geometry'', McGraw-Hill, (ISBN), page 85,

83. Using the means-extremes property of proportions, you know that the product of the extremes equals the product of the means. The ratio ''t''/4 = 5/2 can be rewritten as ''t'':4 = 5:2, in which the extremes are ''t'' and 2, and the means are 4 and 5.
84. 2007, Carolyn C. Wheater, ''Homework Helpers: Geometry'', Career Press, (ISBN), page 99,

85. In \frac{18}{27}=\frac23, the product of the means is 2\cdot27, and the product of the extremes is 18\cdot3. Both products are 54.
86. (es-verb form of)