- n.方法; 手段; 收入; 财富;
- v.意味着（ mean的第三人称单数）; 引起; 打算或注定要某人成为或做某事;
The inquiry is by no means cut and dried.
He got rich by devious means.
"I'm afraid the name means nothing to me," he said. "That's not my department."
In running a company, strict financial management means everything.
The stone was lifted by means of a rope and pulley.
We must get it done by some means or other.
She preached economy as the best means of solving the crisis.
The convertible sofa means that the apartment can sleep four.
I'm so glad to have been the means of bringing you two young people together.
She is by no means stupid.
At first he was most dictatorial and aggressive in what he said, but when he realised that he would get nowhere by that means , he began to sing another tune.
起初他的说法十分专横武断, 但当他认识到这样做行不通的时候, 他就开始改弦易辙了.
It is generated by some specified means.
He let himself down slowly by means of a rope.
Removal of excess heat is accomplished by means of a radiator.
He regarded his marriage merely as a means to an end.
It is by no means accidental.
Courtesy costs little and means much.
The friendship between the peoples of the two countries has been strengthened through various means.
Rosy morning clouds indicate rain, and a rosy sunset means fine weather.
This foreign firm has little [ not much ] means .
The pilot homed in by means of radar, despite the poor visibility.
Cadence means the rise and fall of the voice in reading with rhythm.
Forgetting the past means betrayal.
Statistical analysis is a means of arriving at a fairly reliable forecast.
Go ahead by all means.
Science means honest , solid knowledge.
I've struck on a novel means of doing the job.
The uses of coal are by no means limited to those.
I can't even guess at what he means.
Declaring that one country is better than another in the way that it treats more than half its citizens means relying on broad strokes and generalities.
He obtained Monsanto's patented seeds by illegal means
This means that there could be an extra three billion mouths to feed by the end of the century, a period in which substantial changes are anticipated in the wealth, calorie intake and dietary preferences of people in developing countries across the world.
Wasting food means losing not only life-supporting nutrition but also precious resources, including land, water and energy
The predicted global population growth means that ways have to be found to produce more food with finite resources.
According to social learning theories, social interaction is a means by which people acquire attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
Some scientists believe that the rise in carbon levels means that the Amazon and other rain forests in Asia and Africa may go from being assets in the battle against rising temperatures to liabilities
Which means that a few years from now, a robot could be writing this column.
For all of these reasons, some colleges like Hartwick are rethinking the old way of doing things and questioning decades-old assumptions about what a college degree means.
It is by no means certain that the settlement will be enacted (执行) – it is the subject of afairness hearing in the US courts.
Business leadership means that managers need to "put first things first," which implies that before leading others, you need to be clear on your own values, abilities, and strengths and be seen as trustworthy
Much of the concern among politicians about the state of American universities today is focused on the absence of "real world" education—which means preparation for professional and scientific careers.
For the next three months, Michelle Kremer and 11 other Obama supporters, ages 19 to 34, will blog about life across mainstream America, with one twist: by tying all of their ideas and experiences to the new president and his administration, the bloggers will try to start a conversation about what it means to be young and politically active in America today.
That means wolves in the suburbs of New York.
If someone has a great sense of humor, were a son, it means that they are happy, socially confident and have a healthy perspective on life
The other's portrayal of Muir's life is a testimony to what it means to be lifelong learners and to use that learning to inform and bring about change
The means they use to get information.
That notion is not concrete enough and it blurs two key components of hope,' Doctor Snyder said, 'Having hope means believing you have both the will and the way to accomplish your goals, whatever they may be
Esperanto is an artificial language, designed to serve internationally as an auxiliary means of communication among speakers of different languages.
EL POPOLA CHINIO, which means from people's China, it's a monthly magazine in Esperanto and it is read worldwide
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
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
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
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
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
Identify other means of the breakdown.
2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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 题设收起真题例句
1. how a result is obtained or an end is achieved;
"a means of control"
"an example is the best agency of instruction"
"the true way to success"
2. instrumentality used to achieve an end
3. considerable capital (wealth or income);
"he is a man of means"
beyond (或 within) one's means
beyond (or within) one's budget or income
by all means
of course; certainly (granting a permission)
‘May I make a suggestion?’ ‘By all means.’。
by any means
(following a negative) in any way; at all
I'm not poor by any means。
by means of
with the help or agency of
supplying water to cities by means of aqueducts。
by no means
(或 by no manner of means)not at all; certainly not
the outcome is by no means guaranteed。
means of grace
(Christian Theology)the sacraments and other religious agencies viewed as the means by which divine grace is imparted to the soul, or by which growth in grace is promoted
means of production
(especially in a political context) the facilities and resources for producing goods
a means to an end
a thing that is not valued or important in itself but is useful in achieving an aim
higher education was seen primarily as a means to an end.
manner, method, way, mode, fashion, means, approach