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  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • mean

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/GRE/IELTS

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    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • v.
      表示…的意思; 意思是; 打算; 产生…结果
    • adj.
      吝啬的; 刻薄的; 破旧的; 残忍的
    • n.
      平均数; 中间; 几何平均; 等比中数

    大小写变形:MEAN

  • 词态变化

    • 复数: means;
    • 第三人称单数: means;
    • 过去式: meant;
    • 过去分词: meant;
    • 现在分词: meaning;
    • 比较级: meaner;
    • 最高级: meanest;
    • 名词: meanness;
    • 形容词: meanly;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 表示…的意思
    • 意思是
    • 打算
    • 吝啬的
    • 刻薄的
    • 残忍的
    • 平均数
    • 中间
    • 几何平均

    I mean that it is impossible.

    我的意思是说那不可能.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    A silent movie doesn't mean it is motionless.

    无声电影并非没有动作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    What do you mean, you don't like my cooking?

    你是什么意思?你是不喜欢我做的饭?

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Running ten miles is no mean achievement.

    跑十英里是了不起的成绩.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    To put It'simply, the new proposals mean that the average worker will be about 10 % better paid.

    简单地说, 新建议意味着一个普通工人的工资将增加10%.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Better living conditions mean more live births and fewer stillbirths.

    生活条件改善就会有较多的活产,较少的死产.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    British Summer Time is one hour in advance of Greenwich Mean Time.

    英国的夏季时间比标准时间快一小时.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I didn't really mean to hurt you.

    我真的不是存心得罪你的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I have no idea ( as to ) what you mean.

    我一点儿也不明白你的意思.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    He is a mean man.

    他是个自私的人.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He is a man of mean birth.

    他是个出身卑微的人.

    ——《用法词典》

    I must tell you that I mean what I say.

    我得告诉你,我说话是算数的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    To live high does not mean being high in one's qualities.

    一个人的生活水平高并不等于品格也高.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He has played me a mean trick.

    他欺骗了我.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    What a despicable creature [ mean fellow ] !

    卑鄙 的东西!

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    She knows what you mean.

    她知道你的意思.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    I felt mean for not letting her go.

    没让她去使我感到内疚.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    He took a mean advantage of me.

    他利用卑鄙的手段占我的便宜.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Sorry, I didn't mean to frighten you.

    对不起,我没有吓唬你的意思。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    The boys didn't mean any harm—they just did it for a lark.

    那些男孩并无恶意—他们只是闹着玩罢了。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    What does this sentence mean?

    这个句子是什么意思?

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    This just goes to show that getting good grades in school doesn't mean you're clever.

    这恰恰证明了在学校得高分并不意味着聪明。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Whatever can you mean?

    你到底是什么意思?

    ——柯林斯例句

    Lower rates mean that firms are more likely to rack up profits in the coming months.

    更低的费率意味着各公司更有可能在未来的几个月中大幅获利。

    ——柯林斯例句

    What do you mean, I've got enough money? I'm as broke as you are.

    你是什么意思,我的钱还富余吗?我已和你一样分文不剩了。

    ——柯林斯例句

    "It may be satisfying, but it's not fun." "No, I'm sure it's not," said Virginia hastily. "I didn't mean that."

    “这可能会让人满意,但却很没趣。”“是的,我知道这很没趣。”弗吉尼娅忙说道,“我不是那个意思。”

    ——柯林斯例句

    Did you mean to leave your dog here?

    你是不是故意把你的狗丢在这里呢?

    ——柯林斯例句

    He was adamant that this setback does not mean he has reverted to type.

    他坚持认为这次挫折并不意味着他已经回到原来的样子。

    ——柯林斯例句

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  • 真题例句

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    This means they often have to make a special effort to lay the past to rest.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The absorption helps them to establish strong foundations for recollection, says Patihis, and the fantasy proneness means that they revisit those memories again and again in the coming weeks and months.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Maybe some experience in their childhood meant that they became obsessed ( ' , 着迷) with calendars and what happened to them, says Patihis.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Leah's first yoga studio was by no means an immediate success.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Almost half of those surveyed said their companies were either in the middle of restructuring or about to embark on ( ' , 开始) it; and for the most part, restructuring meant putting more emphasis on teams.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    A new study of 12,000 workers in 17 countries by Steelcase, a furniture-maker which also does consulting, finds that the best way to ensure employees are engaged is to give them more control over where and how they do their work—which may mean liberating them from having to do everything in collaboration with others.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    I mean, girls went around in really short skirts, and wore flowers in their hair.

    出自-2017年6月听力原文

    Today, when time zones have less and less meaning, there is little tolerance for offices' closing for lunch, and worsening traffic in cities means workers can't make it home and back fast enough anyway.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The results do not mean that young adults need to start worrying about their memories.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Patterns of childhood eating can be hard to break when we're adults, which may mean that kids of depressed moms end up dying younger.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Just because I have a business relationship with an individual and I can profit from that relationship, it does not necessarily mean that this person is my friend, Soupios says.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    I mean, there are some cautious steps I can take, but ultimately I can not guarantee myself that.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    But unlike the modern definition of Epicureanism as a life of indulgence ( ' , 放纵 ) and luxury, for the ancient Greeks, it meant finding a state of calm, peace and mental ease.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The odds of a criminal using technical means to bypass a security system are so small that the FBI doesn't even track those statistics.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    That means defeating the lock somehow, or breaking a window.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Security devices are required to list the frequencies they broadcast on—that means that a potential thief can find what they need to know with minimal Googling.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Only a very small proportion of burglaries are committed by technical means.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Nonetheless, the renewed focus on waistlines means that industry groups are under pressure to demonstrate their products are healthy as well as tasty.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It might mean monitoring employee productivity on a digital leaderboard and offering prizes to the winners, or giving employees digital badges or stars for completing certain activities.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It means that a thief likely wouldn't be able to Google how the system works, then figure out a way around it.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It could also mean training employees how to do their jobs through video game platforms.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Even if they could, SimpliSafe claims that its system is always evolving, and that it varies slightly from system to system, which means there wouldn't be a universal magic formula for cracking it.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Does that mean the link between lower oil prices and growth has weakened?Some experts say there are still good reasons to believe cheap oil should heat up the world economy.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    But doesn't the extra money in the pockets of those countries' consumers mean an equal loss in oil-producing countries, cancelling out the gains? Not necessarily, says economic researcher Sara Johnson.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    This means that rivers will rise more slowly, but then stay high for much longer, the environmental agency said.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    It’s a pretty easy job, but one with lots of downtime, which means you will have  plenty of time to catch up on reading, do homework or study for an exam.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    It means that we aren’t very friendly, we aren’t very open.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    This helps them pick the right startups, and means they can supply advice and connections as well as money.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    That means we need modest, realistic expectations, and we need to teach people to cook food that's good enough to share with family and friends.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Real criticism is not meant to find obvious mistakes, so if she found any—the type I could have found on my own—I had to start from scratch.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    In a straightforward sense, he could mean that a critic must be more talented than the artist she critiques ( ' , 评论 ).

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Workers' advocates have criticized Haslam's plan, saying it would mean some campus workers would lose their jobs or benefits.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The Grand Tourist was typically a young man with a thorough grounding in Greek and Latin literature as well as some leisure time, some means, and some interest in art.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The idea is that we are taking more out of what you might call the planet's environmental bank balance than it can sustain; we are living beyond our ecological means.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    But could Norway keep its standard of living and yet cut its emissions to Moroccan or even Ethiopian levels? That question, repeated across a dozen environmental issues and across our diverse planet, is what will ultimately determine whether the human race is living beyond its ecological means as it pursues economic revival.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Today, the mainstream belief among scientists is that race is a social construct without biological meaning.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    There's a lot for students to complain about: the repayment threshold for paying back loans will be frozen for five years, meaning that lower-paid graduates have to start repaying their loans; and maintenance grants have been replaced by loans, meaning that students from poorer backgrounds face higher debt than those with wealthier parents.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    In his eyes, however, that doesn't necessarily mean that innovation has stopped.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    You say your shop has been doing well, could you give me some idea of what doing well means in facts and figures?Birds are famous for carrying things around.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    People who live, hunt or fish near bird coloniesneed to be careful, the researchers say, The birds don’t mean to cause harm, but the chemicals they carry can cause major problems.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    I now put 20 dollars a week into my vacation fund and another 20 into retirement savings, she says, Those mean more to me than lunch.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    Unfortunately for them ( ' , and often the taxpayers), our energy systems are a bit like an aircraft carrier: they are unbelievably expensive, they are built to last for a very long time, they have a huge amount of inertia ( ' , meaning it takes a lot of energy to set them moving), and they have a lot of momentum once they are set in motion.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    That means that the FAA could suspend Virgin Galactic's licence to fly.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    A month before my first marathon, one of my ankles was injured and this meant not running for two weeks, leaving me only two weeks to train.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Also I'm not going to ask you what words mean.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Another nice thing is that you learn both new words and their use unconsciously, meaning that you will tend to use the words learned/learnt this way in conversations almost automatically.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

    Any fishy or strong smell means the fish isn't fresh.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    As an inexperienced teacher, I tried every means to get them to be quiet, but in vain.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 完形填空 原文

    As I got a little older, I began to understand what my dad really meant.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    At a time of limited means of expression, snow was like free art supplies dropped from the sky.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Being better at those things meant a greater chance of survival.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    Boldness means a decision to bite off more than you are sure you can eat.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Both locally and globally, the continued spread of full-sun coffee plantations (种植园) could mean the destruction of the rainforest ecology.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    But he is providing a few years during which the farmers will, perhaps, be able to find other means of adapting.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But we're never meant to let go of the part of us that knows we can have more.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    By the time these "solutions" become widely available, scammers will have moved onto cleverer means.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Many studies show that older parents—today's grandparents—would have called their children more often if the means and cost of doing so had not been a barrier.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Daydreaming means people think about something pleasant, especially when this makes them forget what they should be doing.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 单项填空 原文

    Empowerment and delegation mean new forms of management control to ensure that the overall business plan is being followed, and that operations become more profitable under the new organization, rather than less.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 完形填空 原文

    English is a dynamic language that admits new words and recognizes changes in meaning, spelling, and usage of familiar words.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 任务型读写 原文

    Food can also have a specific meaning, and play a significant role in a family or culture's celebrations or traditions.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    For example, when I'm writing a textbook, it has become second nature to check a dozen definitions of a key term, which helps me dig into the core and understand its meaning.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 任务型阅读 原文

    For most of the last century, the car represented what it meant to be American—going forward at high speed to find new worlds.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Hannah's place is divided into several areas, providing shelter for people when it is so cold that sleeping outdoors can mean death.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    He was an international grandmaster, which meant I wound be learning from one of the game's best.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 完形填空 原文

    His presence meant that I had an unexpected teaching assistant in class whose creativity would infect other students.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    How different is our mean-spirited, picky insistence that every child get every last little scrap of "understanding" that can be dug out of a book.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    However, they still did not know how to cope with mean-spirited jokes, or the sense of incompetence they might feel if they compared themselves to celebrities or more brilliant friends online.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    However, we can achieve meaning only if we have made a commitment to something larger than our own little egos, whether to loved ones, or to some moral concept.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    I didn't mean to eat anything but the ice cream looked so good that I couldn't help trying it.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    I mean, I don't see that much of them now as it is.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    I picked up the stem cells in providence, rhode island, and was meant to fly to Washington then back to London.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    I think it would be satisfaction of enjoying things with others, meaning when you give it to others, whether it's time, attention, a gift, anything, just those moments of sharing.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    Identify other means of the breakdown.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    If Balto failed, it would mean disaster for Nome.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    If the line segment angled dawn, as between day 4 and day 5, it would mean that the bird flew fewer kilometers than the day before.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    If you studied pictures that ancient people left on rock walls and you tried to determine their meaning, you would not detect a deep interest in romance among the artists.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 完形填空 原文

    In contrast, when individuals are involved in deliberate practice, they exhibit behavior focused on improving performance by the most effective means available.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    In his modernist view, beauty lies in simplicity and elegance, and the aim of the designer is to create solutions to problems through the most efficient means.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 选词填空 原文

    It had been possiblebut not easyto buy single copies of newspapers before 1830, but this usually meant the reader had to go down to the printer's office to purchase a copy.

    2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It meant a happy and loving family.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 完形填空 原文

    It meant any inexpensive newspaper; perhaps more importantly it meant newspapers that could be bought in single copies on the street.

    2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Like many things in life, it's an ongoing process, and the best part of the process is that there's enough room for improvement, which means you'll just keep getting better and better.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

    Maurice Ashley was kind and smart, a former graduate returning to teach, and this job was no game for him: he meant business.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 完形填空 原文

    Mean taking some risks, so your brain raisers your tolerance for risk as well.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    New experiences often mean taking some risks, so your brain raises your tolerance for risk as well.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    Researchers analyzing word-of-mouth communication—e-mails, web posts and reviews, face-to-face conversations—found that it tended to be more positive than negative, but that didn't necessarily mean people preferred positive news.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Seeing the positive side of things doesn't mean you're ignoring what happened.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 七选五 选项

    Some psychologists suggest that young children learn about more than just the physical world in this way---that they investigate human psychology and the rules of language using similar means.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Songs in their heads: music and its meaning in children's lives.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    Songs in their heads:music and its meaning in children's lives.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Stronger bridges mean villages are less likely to be left without food and medicine after floods.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Success means getting personal desires satisfied.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    Success, then, means never feeling tired.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    That means 350 dollars for seven people.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文

    That means a transparent object doesn't look very different from the surrounding air or water.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    That meant beating out Miller king, who was the best player at our school.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 完形填空 原文

    That routine meant dad was home early to spend the evening with mum and me.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 完形填空 原文

    The cow was their only means of support, in fact.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 语法填空 原文

    The friends who introduced me to camping thought that it meant to be a pioneer.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    The language was simple, so simple I could plainly understand its meaning, yet it was still beautiful.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    The line segment goes up between Day 1 and Day 2, which means that the bird flew farther on Day 2.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The meaning of silence varies among cultural groups.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The means and expenses of students' communication.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    The median number(中位数) of speakers is a mere 6000, which means that half the world's languages are spoken by fewer people than that.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The underlined word "sharp" probably means clear and definite.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Then came my tweens and teens, and mean girls and cool kids.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Then we will know how important it is to have meaning in our life.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    There is a lot more material available, which means you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 短文填空 原文

    These innovative solutions are meant to support better organizational performance.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 选词填空 原文

    They think tradition means old things from the past.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    This doesn't mean we are becoming either more or less intelligent, but there is no doubt that the way we use memory is changing.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    This means that when they don't know a word, they are going to make a mistake, right in front of everyone.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    This meant, of course, that he arrived at school early in the morning, dragging his heavy instrument case across the campus to the pitying looks of the non-musicians he had left behind.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    Time is money, but that principle means different things for different types of restaurants.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Tina stern received rides from Wilson for all her four years in college, and the trips meant much more to her than just free transportation.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    To many people, technology means computers, hand-held devices, or vehicles that travel to distant planets.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Translated into high school terms, this means that if everybody you hang around with is laughing at what John wore or what jane said, then you can bet that wearing or saying something similar will get you the same kind of negative attention.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    True to a gorilla's unaggressive nature, the huge animal meant me no real harm.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 语法填空 原文

    Tube bosses claim that capacity was limited because so few people wanted to walk up—meaning only one side was used at all times.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Unlike the forced wait, which is also voluntary, waiting for your lucky break does not necessarily mean that it will happen.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Wang's winning of the prize means that Chinese architects are getting international recognition.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

    Whatever colour changes the ocean experiences in the coming decades will probably be too gradual and unnoticeable, but they could mean significant changes.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Whoever patty was, she was a mean girl.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    You don't mean you're going to read every word, do you?

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 听力 原文

    You mean I should keep these useless things at home?

    2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文

    Zac knows the meaning of a purple heart—he earned one himself in a war as a soldier.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    To take this approach to the New Englanders normally mean to start with the Puritans’ theological innovations and their distinctive ideas about the church-important subjects that we may not neglect.

    出自-2009年考研阅读原文

    This means that a DNA database may differ depending on the company that processes the results.

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    The current emphasis on standardized testing highlights analysis and procedure, meaning that few of us inherently use our innovative and collaborative modes of thought.

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    Mean while , many settles had slighter religious commitments than Dane’s, as one clergyman learned in confronting folk along the coast who mocked that they had not come to the New world for religion.

    出自-2009年考研阅读原文

    The networked computer is an amazing device, the first media machine that serves as the mode of production, means of distribution, site of reception, and place of praise and critique.

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    Prior knowledge and interest influence what we experience, what we think our experiences mean, and the subsequent actions we take.

    出自-2012年考研阅读原文

    Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely - though by no means uniformly - glowingly positive.

    出自-2013年考研阅读原文

    Quicker turnarounds mean less wasted inventory, more frequent release, and more profit.

    出自-2013年考研阅读原文

    Music means different things to different people and sometimes even different things to the same person at different moments of his life.

    出自-2014年考研翻译原文

    I believe it is precisely this permanent coexistence of metaphysical message through physical means that is the strength of music.

    出自-2014年考研翻译原文

    Hence it is metaphysical; but the means of expression is purely and exclusively physical: sound.

    出自-2014年考研翻译原文

    Most archaeological sites have been located by means of careful searching, while many others have been discovered by accident.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    Law-school debt means that they have to work fearsomely hard.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    What is in question is not the retrieval of an absolute, fixed or “true” meaning that can be read off and clocked for accuracy, or some timeless relation of the text to the world.

    出自-2015年考研阅读原文

    So, does the Spanish crisis suggest that monarchy is seeing its last days? Does that mean the writing is on the wall for all European royals, with their magnificent uniforms and majestic lifestyle?.

    出自-2015年考研阅读原文

    If you are unfamiliar with words or idioms, you guess at their meaning, using clues presented in the contest.

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    But the professional companies prospered in their permanent theaters, and university men with literature ambitions were quick to turn to these theaters as offering a means of livelihood.

    出自-2018年考研翻译原文

    Any fair-minded assessment of the dangers of the deal between Britain's National Health Service ( ' , NHS) and DeepMind must start by acknowledging that both sides mean well.

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

    Verb

    • 1. mean or intend to express or convey;

      "You never understand what I mean!"

      "what do his words intend?"

    • 2. have as a logical consequence;

      "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

    • 3. denote or connote;

      "`maison' means `house' in French"

      "An example sentence would show what this word means"

    • 4. have in mind as a purpose;

      "I mean no harm"

      "I only meant to help you"

      "She didn't think to harm me"

      "We thought to return early that night"

    • 5. have a specified degree of importance;

      "My ex-husband means nothing to me"

      "Happiness means everything"

    • 6. intend to refer to;

      "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"

      "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"

    • 7. destine or designate for a certain purpose;

      "These flowers were meant for you"

    Adjective

    • 1. approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value;

      "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"

      "of average height for his age"

      "the mean annual rainfall"

    • 2. characterized by malice;

      "a hateful thing to do"

      "in a mean mood"

    • 3. having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality;

      "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke

      "taking a mean advantage"

      "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare

      "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

    • 4. excellent;

      "famous for a mean backhand"

    • 5. marked by poverty befitting a beggar;

      "a beggarly existence in the slums"

      "a mean hut"

    • 6. used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity;

      "a mean person"

      "he left a miserly tip"

    • 7. used of sums of money; so small in amount as to deserve contempt
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  • 词根词缀

    词根: mean

    =middle,halft 表示"中间"

    • adv.

      meantime 其间

      mean中间+time时间→n.其间, 其时 adv.其间

      meanwhile 其间

      mean中间+while时间→n.其间, 其时 adv.其间

    • n.

      mean 平均数, 中间, 中庸

      mean中间→n.平均数, 中间, 中庸

      meantime 其间, 其时

      mean中间+time时间→n.其间, 其时 adv.其间

      meanwhile 其间, 其时

      mean中间+while时间→n.其间, 其时 adv.其间

  • 词组搭配

    I mean

    used to clarify or correct a statement or to introduce a justification or explanation

    我想,我说,我的意思是(用于澄清或纠正,或用于提出理由、解释)

    I mean, it's not as if I owned property.

    我想说,我真的没有财产。

    mean business

    be in earnest

    认真,热心

    mean to say

    [usu. in questions]really admit or intend to say

    意思是说;想说

    do you mean to say you've uncovered something new?.

    你是不是想说你有新的发现?。

    mean well

    have good intentions, but not always the ability to carry them out

    用意是好的,初衷是好的

    mean streets

    used in reference to a socially deprived area of a city, or one which is noted for violence and crime

    贫民街区;治安混乱的城区

    the mean streets of the South Bronx.

    南布朗克斯的贫民街区。

    no mean —

    denoting something very good of its kind

    很好的,很棒的

    it was no mean feat.

    这是一大成就。

    mean business【非正式用语】

    To be in earnest.

    急切,迫切

    by all means

    Without fail; certainly.

    当然;当然可以

    by any means

    In any way possible; in any case

    用尽各种可能的办法;无论如何

    not by any means an easy opponent.

    无论如何也不是一个容易的对手

    by means of

    With the use of; owing to

    使用;由于

    They succeeded by means of patience and sacrifice.

    他们靠耐心和牺牲而取得了成功

    by no means

    In no sense; certainly not

    并没有;绝不

    This remark by no means should be taken lightly.

    这次讲话绝不能等闲视之

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  • 同义词辨析

    intend, mean

    这两个动词均有"想要,打算"之意。

    • intend: 较正式用词,但常用,指对未来的行动做出打算,并力争实现。
    • mean: 口语多用,指怀有作某事的想法或希望得到某物,特别用于效果不好而动机良好的场合。
    low, mean, cheap, shabby

    这些形容词均有"卑鄙的,卑贱的,卑下的"之意。

    • low: 指行为卑鄙、可耻、下文明,可引申指庸俗。
    • mean: 暗示狠毒、贪婪、缺乏尊严感等为人们所不耻的卑鄙、自私、渺小的行为。
    • cheap: 侧旨人或物的品质低劣下贱。
    • shabby: 指行为的不公和卑劣而使人感到不屑和轻蔑。
    mean, imply, indicate, represent, denote, signify, suggest

    这些动词均含有"表示……的意思"之意。

    • mean: 最普通用词。指文字或符号等所表示的各种明确的或含蓄的意义。
    • imply: 侧重用文字或符号表示的联想,暗示。
    • indicate: 指明显的表示。
    • represent: 指体现或代表。
    • denote: 指某一词字面或狭义的意思,或指某些符号或迹象的特指含义。
    • signify: 指用文字、说话或表情等表示单纯的意思。
    • suggest: 通常指暗含地、隐晦地表达意思。
  • 同义词

    implymediumsignifytestymiddlemaliciousconnoteill-humoredcrossaveragedenoteindicatepettyirritableintendunkindnormalsuggest

  • 反义词

    nobleproud

  • 行业词典

    • 体育

      平均数   一般水平   

    • 农学

      [平]均数   

    • 医学

      平均数:在某种意义上代表一组数字的中值的数   算术均数   均值:在概率和统计中,指随机变量的期望值,即随着样本数的无限增加(如果存在极限),样本均值趋向集中到的一个极限值,符号为μ   

    • 数学

      均值   

  • 常用俚语

    • mean green
      [原为黑人用语]钱

      Mean green won out over neighborhood purity in the end.

      人情到头来再纯正也敌不过金钱。

    • mean as a louse
      吝啬到极点

      He's as mean as a louse with money matters.

      他在金钱问题上吝啬到了极点。

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