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Meaning
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Meaning as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 May 2021
Last seen in: The New York Times Crossword

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Meaning', the most recent of which was seen in the The New York Times Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Meaning a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Meaning as an answer itself some 56 times.

Meaning is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The New York Times Crossword' on Friday, 07 May 2021 with the answer being DRIFT, but the most popular answer for this clue is IMPLICATION.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"
  • The message that is intended or expressed or signified; "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"
  • Rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

GIST
The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

IDEA
An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"

5 Letters

DRIFT
A general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"

SENSE
Sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"

6 Letters

DENOTE
Be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"

IMPORT
Commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

INTENT
An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"

7 Letters

PURPORT
The intended meaning of a communication

PURPOSE
An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"

8 Letters

DENOTING

PREGNANT
Carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

9 Letters

INTENDING

SEMANTICS
The meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text; "a petty argument about semantics"

SUBSTANCE
The real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"

10 Letters

SIGNIFYING

11 Letters

CONNOTATION
An idea that is implied or suggested

EXPLANATION
Thought that makes something comprehensible

IMPLICATION
A meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"

SIGNIFICANT
Too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation; "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"; "no significant difference was found"

12 Letters

SIGNIFICANCE
A meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"

13 Letters

SIGNIFICATION
The message that is intended or expressed or signified; "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"

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