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  • Something that one wishes to convey, especially by language: The writer's meaning was obscured by his convoluted prose.
  • Something that is conveyed or signified; sense or significance.
  • An interpreted goal, intent, or end: "The central meaning of his pontificate is to restore papal authority” ( Conor Cruise O'Brien).
  • Inner significance: "But who can comprehend the meaning of the voice of the city?” ( O. Henry).
  • Full of meaning; expressive.
  • Disposed or intended in a specified manner. Often used in combination: a well-meaning fellow; ill-meaning intentions.