Definitions of Meant

  1. of Mean
  2. imp. & amp; p. p. of Mean.
  3. imp. & p. p. of Mean.
  4. Past tense and past participle of the verb mean.
  5. Pa. t. and pa. p. of MEAN, to have in the mind.
  6. Imp. & pp. of MEAN, v.
  7. Of the verb Mean.
  8. Did mean.

Quotes of Meant

  1. Falling in Place was meant to be very much rooted in a place and time, and music was a part of that. – Ann Beattie
  2. I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom. – Boris Becker
  3. Look, it's a mainstream animated movie, and how often are those considered thought provoking? It's meant to be a great time at the theater, but it's also designed to work on more than one level. – Brad Bird
  4. If we'd have said we were not upset, they would have thought we were so rich it meant nothing to us, and if we say we're upset about it, they'll say money is all we care about. – John Bonham
  5. Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male? – Carol P. Christ
  6. All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant – Jane Grey
  7. At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers! – John Hughes
  8. To me it meant just looking at it from a Maya point of view, it meant that Paul Miles is always moving laterally in his life. And she just wants him to take a couple of steps forward, you know? – Virginia Madsen
  9. Music is meant to be a beautiful thing. – Chuck Mangione
  10. So often we try to alter circumstances to suit ourselves, instead of letting them alter us, which is what they are meant to do. – Mother Maribel
  11. The marriage of a man and woman is the most enduring human institution, honored in all cultures and by every religious faith. It's in this institution that children are meant to be nurtured. We know this after thousands of years of human experience. – Jeff Miller
  12. Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development- an insight came from that book. – Robert Reed
  13. Material farmed out for comments to interested agencies and people meant they would be in touch later. – Arthur Sylvester
  14. It's meant to reaffirm the validity of that music- clean, minimalist, honest, classic music. – Dwight Yoakam

Usage examples for Meant

  1. " I didn't understand what he meant – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. I doubt if she knew what it meant – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  3. She had not meant to go out to meet him. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  4. I meant what I said, and I mean what I say. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  5. Well, I meant it. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  6. That was what he meant to ask her to- day- to be and stay with him always. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  7. He meant to have her. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  8. They meant so much to the men who were known. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  9. Of course I knew what you meant – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  10. Yes, that was what she meant – Leonore Stubbs by L. B. Walford
  11. She meant when she was old. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. I never knew what they meant – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  13. About- what he meant to do now. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. Yes, yes; that's what I meant – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  15. You thought you meant it, didn't you? – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  16. I meant all of that. – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  17. He never had known before what his life was meant to be. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  18. There could have been very little doubt what that meant long after Thor's time. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  19. She must have meant it. – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  20. He meant I'm not going to come with you and be your man. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau

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