♦ meaning

♦ meaning
♦ meaning /ˈmi:nɪŋ/
A n.
1 significato; senso; accezione: the meaning of a word, il significato d'una parola; a double meaning, un doppio senso; a hidden meaning, un significato nascosto; literal meaning, senso letterale; to get (o to grasp) sb.'s meaning, afferrare il significato delle parole di q.
2 [uc] intenzione; proposito; pensiero; idea
3 [u] fine; scopo; senso: the meaning of life, il senso che ha la vita
B a.
significativo; espressivo; eloquente: a meaning look, uno sguardo significativo; a meaning smile, un sorriso eloquente
to look at sb. with meaning, guardare q. con intenzione (o in modo significativo)
meaningly
avv.
in modo significativo (o eloquente).

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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