Synonyms for meaning

Synonyms for (noun) meaning

Synonyms: meaning, substance

Definition: the idea that is intended

Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind


Synonyms: significance, signification, meaning, import

Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified

Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous

Similar words: subject matter, substance, message, content

Definition: what a communication that is about something is about

Synonyms for (adjective) meaning

Synonyms: meaning, significant, pregnant

Definition: rich in significance or implication

Usage: a meaning look

Similar words: meaningful

Definition: having a meaning or purpose

Usage: a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause