- n. Plural form of meaning.
“Most of the word meanings we know are acquired indirectly, by intuitively guessing new meanings as we understand the overall gist of what we are hearing or reading.”
“Reading your stuff and thinking on the meanings is almost like a "reset" button. .that demonstrates to me that I need to remain grounded.”
“While the logic-chopping about possible inoffensive meanings is all very well, the odds that that was what students in an American high school were up to are vanishingly small.”
“Uncertain meanings inevitably lead citizens to ‘steer far wider of the unlawful zone’ .... than if the boundaries of the forbidden areas were clearly marked.”
“The time for Obama answering questions with round-about answer with hidden meanings is over.”
“But in recent years the list of things that food is called upon to do—its meanings, in other words—has dramatically expanded.”
“Senators Cornyn and Reid should both just sit down, cool off, and allow the plain meanings of law, unstrained by the casuistry of lawyers or by the pulls of partisanship to provide guidance in these two cases. —”
“My desire to to learn the language with all it's twists, turns and double meanings is greater than my embarrasment.”
“Caius Laelius, the intimate friend of Scipio, undertook to reform this abuse; but meeting with opposition from men of authority, and fearing a disturbance, he soon desisted, and received the name of the Wise or the Prudent, both which meanings belong to the Latin word Sapiens.”
“For the past decade I've been lucky enough to be part of a group of scholars trying to tease meanings from the Southern Cult.”
Looking for tweets for meanings.