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  1. Without dignity of mind; destitute of honour; low-minded; spiritless; base. a mean motive.
  2. Of little value or worth; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.
  3. Having the mean (see noun below) as its value.
  4. Low in quality or degree; inferior; poor; shabby.
  5. Accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with.
  6. Of a common or low origin, grade, or quality; common; humble.
  7. Intending to cause harm, successfully or otherwise; bearing ill will towards another.
  8. Common; general.
  9. Selfish; acting without consideration of others; unkind.
  10. Powerful; fierce; strong.
  11. Ungenerous; stingy; tight-fisted.
  12. Difficult, tricky.
  13. Middling; intermediate; moderately good, tolerable.
  14. Disobliging; pettily offensive or unaccommodating.


  1. To intend.
  2. To have conviction in (something said or expressed); to be sincere in (what one says).
  3. To intend an ensuing comment or statement as an explanation.[].
  4. To have as intentions of a given kind.
  5. To intend (something) for a given purpose or fate; to predestine.
  6. To be of some level of importance.
  7. To lament.
  8. To convey (a meaning).
  9. Of a word, symbol etc: to have reference to, to signify.
  10. To convey (a given sense); to signify, or indicate (an object or idea).
  11. Of a person (or animal etc): to intend to express, to imply, to hint at, to allude.
  12. To cause or produce (a given result); to bring about (a given result).
  13. To intend, to plan (to do); to have as one's intention.


  1. The middle part of three-part polyphonic music; now specifically, the alto part in polyphonic music; an alto instrument.
  2. Either of the two numbers in the middle of a conventionally presented proportion, as 2 and 3 in 1:2=3:6.
  3. A method or course of action used to achieve some result.
  4. The average of a set of values, calculated by summing them together and dividing by the number of terms; the arithmetic mean.
  5. Something which is intermediate or in the middle; an intermediate value or range of values; a medium.
  6. Any function of multiple variables that satisfies certain properties and yields a number representative of its arguments; or, the number so yielded; a measure of central tendency.
  7. An intermediate step or intermediate steps.


  1. Initialism of MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, Node.js: a software stack for developing web sites with both client-side and server-side use of JavaScript.

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