meaning

meaning
noun (the sense in which a statement, action, word etc is (intended to be) understood: What is the meaning of this phrase?; What is the meaning of his behaviour?) betydning; hensikt
I
subst. \/ˈmiːnɪŋ\/
1) mening, hensikt
I didn't grasp the meaning of his speech
jeg fikk ikke tak i meningen med talen hans
what is the meaning of this?
hva skal dette bety? \/ hva er meningen med dette?
if you get my meaning
om du forstår hva jeg mener
2) betydning
a word with many meanings
et ord med mange betydninger
what is the meaning of this word?
hva betyr dette ordet?
full of\/fraught with meaning meningsfull betydningsfull, innholdsrik
with meaning talende, megetsigende
he looked at me with meaning
han så megetsigende på meg
II
adj. \/ˈmiːnɪŋ\/
megetsigende, talende
a meaning look
et megetsigende blikk

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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