Definitions For Mean


  • An average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
  • A middle point between two things


  • Have in mind as a purpose
  • Destine or designate for a certain purpose
  • Intend to refer to
  • Denote or connote
  • Mean or intend to express or convey
  • Have as a logical consequence
  • Have a specified degree of importance
  • To have (a particular meaning)
  • To want or intend to express (a particular idea or meaning)
  • To have (something) in your mind as a purpose or goal


  • Of no value or worth
  • (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
  • (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
  • Characterized by malice
  • Having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
  • Approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
  • Marked by poverty befitting a beggar
  • Excellent

Is Mean a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Mean is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Mean in a Sentence

  • The word meant one thing in Shakespeare's day, but it means something else now.
  • Red means “stop” and green means “go.”
  • Can you tell me what my dream means?
  • Take all these temperatures and calculate their mean.
  • Trying to find a golden mean between doing too little and doing too much

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