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Mean

Synonyms for mean:

Sense 1

close-fisted, start out, augur, low quality, work up to, arithmetic mean, point to, Pinching, cohere, costive, the law of averages, mark out, per capita, Declassed, bad-tempered, asset, presage, Despisable, plan on, second class, despiteful, false, envisage, dishonest, low-down, economical, instrumentation, identify, smack of.

Sense 2

unwashed, tightfisted, plebeian, second-rate, instrument, obnoxious, odious, average out, mechanism, pesky, low-grade, royal, instrumentality, rocky, import, cranky, midway, nefarious, par, repugnant, abhorrent, ailing, truculent, lousy, querulous, drive at, sickly, snappish, detestable, sorry, herald, waspish, ill-tempered, get at, vulgar, substandard, indisposed, niggardly, irritable, abominable.

Sense 3

agency, antipathetic, wretched, poisonous, intermediary, norm, crabbed, agent, wherewithal, inferior, malign, off-color, disgusting, testy, infamous, proclaim.

Sense 4

design, resource, disagreeable, little, contemplate, be, spell, suggest, wealth, peevish.

Sense 5

capital, filthy, signal, fortune, snappy, betray.

Sense 6

organ, purpose, troublesome, ugly, cheap.

Sense 8

simple.

Sense 9

mark.

Sense 11

catch, say.

Sense 12

record.

abject

poor-spirited.

base

snide, Mean-spirited, base, rascally.

corrupt

purchasable, rotten.

crafty

sly.

humiliating

ignominious.

ignoble

ignoble, small, sordid.

inconsiderate

shabby, unkind.

indicate

point to.

intend

have in mind.

miserable

abject.

nasty

dirty.

petty

trivial.

symbolize

prefigure.

uncontrollable

unruly.

Other synonyms and related words:

execrable, plebeian, disagreeable, dirty, niggard, scabby, suggest, sordid, destine, drive at, think, obnoxious, nefarious, odious, scurvy, penurious, poor, cheap, wretched, purpose, little, beggarly, intermediary, mangy, niggardly, snide, base, scrubby, ignoble, sorry, ugly, crabbed, paltry, bespeak, scummy, inferior, humble, low-down, betoken, shabby, miserable, import, abject, ungenerous, lowly, design, squalid, abominable, spell, small.

amazing (adjective)

awesome.

average (adjective)

standard, mediocre, conventional, dominant, middling, average, halfway, medium, middle-of-the-road, moderate, stock, run-of-the-mill, common, normal, commonplace, midmost, predominant, usual, customary, mezzo, stereotype, everyday, mid, ordinary, median.

bad-tempered (adjective)

ill-natured.

central (adjective)

axial, middle, midmost, nuclear, pivotal.

cheap (adjective)

tightfisted, cruddy, mingy, scurvy.

close (adjective)

penurious, niggardly.

cowardly (adjective)

dastardly, yellow.

despicable (adjective)

loathsome, low, vile, offensive, despicable, reprehensible, contemptible, repellent, low-life, revolting, repulsive.

disobedient (adjective)

unruly.

disreputable (adjective)

sleazy.

economical (adjective)

meager, thrifty.

evil (adjective)

black.

false (adjective)

perfidious, rascally.

hateful (adjective)

malicious.

hostile, rude (adjective)

disagreeable, vicious, despicable, vile, unfriendly, ill-tempered, perfidious, treacherous, sour, ignoble, nasty, contemptible, evil, bad-tempered, down, ugly, snide, dishonorable, troublesome, cantankerous, dirty, infamous, pesky, churlish, malicious, malign, rotten, lousy.

humble (adjective)

proletarian.

inferior (adjective)

low-grade.

irritable (adjective)

fretful.

little (adjective)

least.

low (adjective)

lowborn.

lowly (adjective)

baseborn, unwashed, Declassed.

malevolent (adjective)

venomous, rancorous, baneful, malevolent, Black-hearted, antagonistic, vicious, spiteful, catty, churlish, wicked, malignant, nasty, sullen, bitter, baleful, perfidious, sinister, virulent, treacherous, corrosive, hostile, hateful, evil, malicious, foul, ill-natured, hurtful, vindictive.

mediocre (adjective)

routine, usual, banal, normal, mundane, common, so-so, ordinary, suburban, modest, mediocre, average, standard.

middle (adjective)

half, mediocre, half-and-half, core, halfway, midmost, nuclear, mezzo, middle, centralized, intermediate, middle-of-the-road, average, mid, midway, median, center, central, equidistant, Bisecting, middling, medial, pivotal, axial, medium, geocentric.

narrow-minded (adjective)

little.

offensive (adjective)

ignominious.

poor (adjective)

beggarly.

poor; of or in inferior circumstances (adjective)

squalid, miserable, humble, low, plebeian, base, lowly, modest, petty, scruffy, vulgar, sordid, beggarly, second-rate, common, proletarian, shabby, wretched, inferior, ordinary, unwashed, lowborn, paltry, seedy, mediocre.

second-class (adjective)

second class.

snide (adjective)

snide.

stingy (adjective)

frugal, penny-pinching, stingy, miserly, spartan, petty, tight, cheeseparing, penurious, close-fisted, thrifty, abstemious, meager, niggardly, close, Pinching, narrow-fisted, austere, parsimonious, Hard-fisted, closefisted, ascetic.

sullen (adjective)

dissociable, ungenial, petulant, dark, moody, melancholy, glum, cross, beetle-browed, uncooperative, noncooperative, sour, frowning, scowling, malevolent, contrary, unfriendly, morose, crabby, dejected, Moping, surly, hostile, sulky, grim, grouchy, cantankerous, cynical, glowering, broody, grumpy, sullen, dour, unsociable, gloomy, fretful, long-faced, obstinate, irascible.

ungenerous (adjective)

penurious, mingy, parsimonious, penny-pinching, stingy, close, tight, niggard, miserly.

unimportant (adjective)

small.

unjust (adjective)

unfair.

vulgar (adjective)

mobbish.

wicked (adjective)

wicked.

Sense 1 (noun)

uncharitable.

Sense 4 (noun)

import, point to, aspire, drive at, spell, betoken, suggest.

Sense 6 (noun)

envisage, start out, plan on.

Sense 8 (noun)

contemplate, the law of averages, arithmetic mean, purpose, design, average out, per capita.

Sense 9 (noun)

identify, norm, par, proclaim, betray.

Sense 10 (noun)

intermediary, agent, instrumentality, instrumentation, mechanism, agency, organ, instrument, economical.

Sense 11 (noun)

capital, fortune, wealth, resource, wherewithal, asset.

Sense 12 (noun)

midway.

Sense 13 (noun)

cohere, record, say.

average (noun)

median, middle, norm, midpoint, par, center.

cognition (noun)

mean value.

mediocrity (noun)

commonness, mediocrity, normalcy, modesty, ordinariness, banality.

middle (noun)

epicenter, bisection, marrow, axis, midpoint, hub, pivot, center, heart, nub, halfway point, nucleus, kernel, midst.

small-minded (noun)

ignominious, Mean-spirited, dishonorable, unworthy, shabby, ignoble, sordid.

vicious (noun)

disagreeable, odious, ill-tempered, infamous, cruel, bad-tempered, rotten, sneaking, unkind, malign.

communication (verb)

intend.

dirty (verb)

squalid.

have in mind; intend (verb)

contemplate, design, resolve, destine, aspire, plan, aim, expect, wish, purpose, propose.

indicate (verb)

add up to.

intend (verb)

endeavor, expect, intend, mind, aim, propose, scheme, resolve, choose, wish, consider, plan.

mean (verb)

denote, imply, indicate, describe, define, signify, explain, connote.

signify, convey (verb)

imply, represent, indicate, symbolize, involve, spell, presage, stand for, import, augur, denote, betoken, designate, point to, say, connote, portend, drive at, suggest, herald.

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