Synonyms
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1. well-meaning

adjective. not unfriendly or threatening.

Synonyms

  • amicable

Antonyms

  • unmotivated
  • unpremeditated

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  • intervening
  • convening
  • screening
  • machining
  • demeaning
  • preening
  • greening
  • cleaning
  • careening
  • weaning
  • leaning

2. meaning

noun. ['ˈmiːnɪŋ'] the message that is intended or expressed or signified.

Synonyms

  • significance
  • point
  • core
  • subtlety
  • symbolization
  • sense
  • subject matter
  • connotation
  • symbolisation
  • import
  • burden
  • effect
  • referent
  • signified
  • signification
  • gist
  • lesson
  • spirit
  • lexical meaning
  • nuance
  • nicety
  • overtone
  • intent
  • substance
  • purport
  • message
  • grammatical meaning
  • content
  • refinement
  • shade
  • intension
  • essence

Antonyms

  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • mean (English)
  • meene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mening (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. meaning

noun. ['ˈmiːnɪŋ'] the idea that is intended.

Synonyms

  • undertone
  • import
  • thought
  • idea
  • extension
  • reference
  • semantics
  • tenor
  • undercurrent
  • denotation
  • implication
  • strain
  • connotation
  • substance

Antonyms

  • dishonorable
  • wicked
  • unrighteous
  • physical

Etymology

  • mean (English)
  • meene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mening (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] a unit of language that native speakers can identify.

Synonyms

  • descriptor
  • troponym
  • term
  • subordinate word
  • vocable
  • superordinate
  • whole name
  • dissyllable
  • retronym
  • head
  • opposite word
  • guideword
  • loan-blend
  • derivative
  • cognate
  • four-letter word
  • catchword
  • closed-class word
  • metonym
  • subordinate
  • terminology
  • antonym
  • quantifier
  • superordinate word
  • hypernym
  • meronym
  • form
  • written word
  • oxytone
  • partitive
  • monosyllabic word
  • content word
  • diminutive
  • neologism
  • neology
  • coinage
  • dirty word
  • equivalent word
  • polysyllabic word
  • manner name
  • spoken word
  • anagram
  • cognate word
  • synonym
  • back-formation
  • deictic word
  • language
  • loanblend
  • polysyllable
  • anaphor
  • polysemant
  • homonym
  • primitive
  • loan
  • syllable
  • headword
  • hybrid
  • head word
  • signifier
  • syncategoreme
  • palindrome
  • polysemantic word
  • key word
  • nonce word
  • hapax legomenon
  • affix
  • deictic
  • reduplication
  • loanword
  • monosyllable
  • paroxytone
  • four-letter Anglo-Saxon word
  • disyllable
  • classifier
  • hyponym
  • polysemous word
  • nomenclature
  • charade
  • function word
  • word form
  • language unit
  • syncategorem
  • trisyllable
  • open-class word
  • proparoxytone
  • linguistic unit
  • substantive
  • opposite
  • contraction
  • holonym
  • logical quantifier
  • guide word
  • heteronym

Antonyms

  • antonym
  • categorem
  • synonym
  • plural

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] a brief statement.

Antonyms

  • foot

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] information about recent and important events.

Synonyms

  • info
  • tidings
  • news
  • information
  • good word
  • update
  • latest

Antonyms

  • syncategorem
  • syncategoreme
  • follower
  • inferior

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] a verbal command for action.

Antonyms

  • independent

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] an exchange of views on some topic.

Synonyms

  • deliberation
  • speech communication
  • spoken communication
  • group discussion
  • talks
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • post-mortem
  • argument
  • debate
  • discussion
  • dialogue
  • postmortem
  • negotiation
  • ventilation
  • give-and-take
  • public discussion
  • speech
  • argumentation
  • language
  • conference

Antonyms

  • unrelated
  • superior
  • dominant
  • insubordinate

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. word

verb. ['ˈwɝːd'] put into words or an expression.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • express
  • phrase
  • show
  • dogmatise
  • couch
  • dogmatize
  • give voice
  • ask
  • frame
  • put
  • lexicalise
  • redact
  • evince
  • formulate
  • formularize
  • cast
  • formularise

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inability
  • conjunctive
  • big

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. word

noun. ['ˈwɝːd'] a promise.

Synonyms

  • parole
  • promise

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • word (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • word (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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