mean

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 [ˈmiːn]


动词变化: "to mean"

一般过去式: meant
过去分词: meant

WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2019:

主要翻译
英语中文
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (word's meaning)意思是
yì sī shì
  意为
yì wéi
 What does the word 'available' mean?
 “available”这个词是什么意思呢?
mean to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (intend)有意做
yǒu yì zuò
  故意做
gù yì zuò
  意欲
yì yù
 I'm sorry. I never meant to hurt you.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (signify)表示
biǎo shì
  意味着
yì wèi zhe
 A green light means "go".
 绿灯表示可以通行。
mean to vi + prep (intend)故意
gù yì
  有意
yǒu yì
 Did I just step on your foot? Sorry. I didn't mean to.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (entail)牵涉到
qiān shè dào
  意味着
yì wèi zhe
  意味着
yì wèi zhe
 A delay in our flight means a missed connection.
 我们飞机晚点意味着会误了转机。
mean that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with a clause: signify) (后接从句)意思是,意味着
 When the dog barks, it means that there is danger nearby.
mean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (say sincerely)是认真的
  是真诚的
 I really mean it when I say you're beautiful.
mean [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (allude to)
zhǐ
  意指
yì zhǐ
 I don't mean her, I mean her husband!
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (malicious, unkind)缺德的
quē dé de
  恶毒的
è dú de
 That was a mean thing you did.
 你这件事做得太缺德了吧。
 
其他翻译
英语中文
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inferior)下等的
xià děng de
  差的
chà de
  低劣的
dī liè de
 That's a mean imitation of an artwork.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low in rank, station)等级低的
děng jí dī de
  地位低的
dì wèi dī de
 My grandmother was just a mean factory worker.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (base)卑劣的
bēi liè de
  卑鄙的
bēi bǐ de
 His motives are mean and vile.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stingy)小气的
xiǎo qì de
  吝啬的
lìn sè de
 He is a mean man, unlike his generous brother.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ill-tempered)脾气坏的
pí qì huài de
  暴躁的
bào zào de
  难讨好的
nán tǎo hǎo de
 He has a mean disposition, and grumbles at everything.
 他性情古怪,对一切都抱怨个不停。
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (malevolent)恶毒的
è dú de
  恶意的
è yì de
 He has a mean streak - you can see it in his eyes.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (shabby)破旧的
pò jiù de
 She was dressed in old and mean clothes, but was still the prettiest girl there.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (impressive) (俚语)很好的,出色的
 The bartender makes a mean martini.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (skilful) (俚语)灵巧的,娴熟的
 That Frank is a mean bricklayer.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (intermediate)平均的
píng jūn de
  中间的
zhōng jiān de
 The mean score on the test was 70%.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (middle point)中间点
zhōng jiān diǎn
  中间项
zhōng jiān xiàng
 Today's temperature is near the mean for this time of year.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (math: average) (数学)平均值,平均数
 The mean is seven, with both higher and lower numbers recorded.
means,
plural: means
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(method, way)方式
fāng shì
  方法
fāng fǎ
  途径
tú jìng
 "The end justifies the means."
mean,
means
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(method) (多用复数)方法,手段
 Earning a degree is a means to an end.
means nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (money, wealth)金钱
jīn qián
  财产
cái chǎn
 Kevin lacks the means to buy a sports car.
mean to do [sth] vi + prep (be determined)决心做
  决定做
 I mean to win that race, even if it kills me!
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (intend)打算
dǎ suàn
  想要
xiǎng yào
  意欲
yì yù
 Tony means to finish his drink in one gulp.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (result in)造成
zào chéng
  导致
dǎo zhì
 This means war!
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WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2019:

复合形式:
英语中文
GMT nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbreviation (Greenwich Mean Time) (Greenwich Mean Time的缩写形式)格林尼治标准时间
gé lín ní zhì biāo zhǔn shí jiān
 GMT is a time zone that includes the British Isles.
Greenwich Mean Time,
Greenwich Time
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(universal time)格林威治时间
gé lín wēi zhì shí jiān
  国际标准时间
guó jì biāo zhǔn shí jiān
 Mountain standard time is plus 8 hours from Greenwich Mean Time.
I mean exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (that is to say)我的意思是
wǒ de yì si shì
  我是说
 How are you? I mean, have you recovered completely from your illness?
mean to suggest vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (imply)暗指
àn zhǐ
  暗示
àn shì
 Did you mean to suggest that you didn't like my shirt?
mean well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have good intentions)好意
hǎo yì
 Even though you meant well, what you said was hurtful.
mean what you say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak sincerely)当真
dàng zhēn
  认真
rèn zhēn
 Does he mean what he says, or is he just making an empty promise?
mean-spirited adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with unkind intentions)小气的,卑鄙的
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Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:

mean [mi:n]
(pt, pp meant)
I vt
1 (=signify) 表示…意思 biǎoshi…yìsi
  • In modern Welsh, "glas"means "blue".
    在现(現)代威尔(爾)士语(語)中,"glas"表示的意思是"蓝(藍)色"。 Zài xiàndài wēi'ěrshìyǔ zhōng,"glas"biǎoshì de yìsi shì "lánsè".
2 (=refer to) 意指 yìzhǐ
  • I thought you meant her, not me.
    我想你指的是她,不是我。 Wǒ xiǎng nǐ zhǐ de shì tā,bù shì wǒ.
3 (=involve) 意味着(著) yìwèizhe
  • Becoming a millionaire didn't mean an end to his money worries.
    成为(為)百万(萬)富翁并(並)不意味着(著)他不再被钱(錢)困扰(擾)。 Chéngwéi bǎiwàn fùwēng bìng bù yìwèi zhe tā bùzài bèi qián kùnrǎo.
4 (=intend) to mean to do sth 意欲做某事 yìyù zuò mǒushì
5 a film meant for adults 针(針)对(對)成人的电(電)影 zhēnduì chéngrén de diànyǐng
II adj
1 (=not generous) 吝啬(嗇)的 lìnsè de
2 (=unkind)
[+ person] 刻薄的 kèbó de
3 (US) (inf: cruel)
[+ person, animal] 残(殘)忍的 cánrěn de
4 (=shabby)
[+ street, lodgings] 破旧(舊)的 pòjiù de
  • What does "imperialism"mean?
    "imperialism"是什么(麼)意思? "Imperialism"shì shénme yìsi?

  • I mean it, I mean what I say
    我是当(當)真的 wǒ shì dàngzhēn de
  • what do you mean?
    你什么(麼)意思? nǐ shénme yìsi?
  • do you mean it?
    你当(當)真吗(嗎)? nǐ dàngzhēn ma?
  • to mean a lot to sb
    对(對)某人很重要 duì mǒurén hěn zhòngyào
  • I mean
    我是说(說) wǒ shì shuō
  • he's meant to be an expert
    (=reputed) 他被公认(認)为(為)专(專)家 tā bèi gōngrèn wéi zhuānjiā
  • to be mean with sth
    (=ungenerous) 在某事上很吝啬(嗇) zài mǒushì shang hěn lìnsè
  • to be mean to sb
    (=unkind) 对(對)某人刻薄 duì mǒurén kèbó
  • he plays a mean guitar
    (inf)他弹(彈)吉他很出色 tā tán jítā hěn chūsè
  • he's no mean pianist/footballer
    他是位很好的钢(鋼)琴家/足球运(運)动(動)员(員) tā shì wèi hěn hǎo de gāngqínjiā/zúqiú yùndòngyuán
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