from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having meaning, function, or purpose.
- adj. Fraught with meaning; significant: A meaningful glance. See Synonyms at expressive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having meaning, significant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of meaning; significant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a meaning or purpose
When I first heard the phrase "meaningful adjacencies," I had no idea how powerful the concept would prove to be.
One of the things I always teach my students is to project themselves into what I call the meaningful life.
The great Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung coined the term “synchronicity” to define what he called meaningful coincidences in your life.
BLITZER: President Obama says the negotiators at the climate change summit in Copenhagen have reached what he calls a meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough.
A short while ago, the president announced what he called a meaningful and unprecedented agreement.
He has announced what he calls a meaningful climate change deal with China and other nations in Copenhagen.
Obama's health plan requires employers to offer what he calls meaningful coverage or contribute to a national fund to help people who can't afford health care pay for it.
Obama health care plan requires employers to offer what he calls meaningful coverage or contribute to a national fund that would help people who can't afford health care pay for it.
COOPER: A source has told CNN that the Iraq Study Group's going to recommend a gradual but what they call meaningful reduction of U.S. troops as early as January.
He concluded his presentation by congratulating the audience for asking what he called meaningful questions about the superintendent search.