Meaning

Meaning may refer to:

  • Meaning (linguistics), meaning which is communicated through the use of language
  • Meaning (non-linguistic), extra-linguistic meaning (intentional communication without the use of language), and natural meaning, where no intentions are involved at all
  • Meaning (semiotics) has to do with the distribution of signs in sign relations
  • Meaning as a relationship between ontology and truth
  • Meaning as a reference or equivalence
  • Meaning (philosophy of language)
  • Meaning (psychology)
  • Meaning as values, a value system or as derived from value theory
  • Meaning (existential), as it is understood in contemporary existentialism
  • The meaning of life, a notion concerning the nature of human existence
  • Meaning (House), an episode of the TV series House

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Fortnight - In Other Languages
... Italian, quinzena (Portuguese and Catalan), and quinzaine (French), all meaning "15 days" (because of inclusive counting) in Italian is also in use the word "bisettimanale" with the same meaning of ... In Welsh, the term pythefnos, meaning "15 nights", is used instead ... In Irish, the term "coicís" has the same meaning as fortnight ...
Memphis, Egypt - Toponymy
... The city was also at one point referred to as Ankh-Tawy (meaning "Life of the Two Lands"), stressing the strategic position of the city between Upper and Lower. 1550 BCE), the city became known as Men-nefer (meaning "enduring and beautiful"), which became Menfe in Coptic ... Manetho referred to Memphis as Hut-ka-Ptah (meaning "Enclosure of the ka of Ptah"), which he approximated in Greek as Aί γυ πτoς (Ai-gy-ptos), from which ...
Terminology - Meanings of The Name Rotselaar
... The name "Rotselaar" can have four different meanings, and it is important to make a distinction between these meanings in order to avoid ambiguities ... In a first meaning, "Rotselaar" refers to the whole of the municipality of Rotselaar as it exists since the merger of municipalities that came into effect on ... In a second meaning, "Rotselaar" refers specifically to the town of Rotselaar proper as it existed before the merger with Wezemaal and Werchter in 1977 ...
Index Of Economic Freedom - Meaning
... According to Will Wilkinson of the libertarian think tank Cato Institute, studies show that higher economic freedom correlates strongly with higher self-reported happiness ... According to Tomi Ovaska and Ryo Takashima, economic freedom research suggests "that people unmistakably care about the degree to which the society where they live provides them opportunities and the freedom to undertake new projects, strongly with and make choices based on one's personal preferences." According to the Cato Institute, higher economic freedom promotes participation and collaboration ...
Etnedal - General Information - Name
... The meaning of the river name is unknown but it is possibly derived from etja (meaning "push forward") or eta (meaning "eat") ...

Famous quotes containing the word meaning:

    A good education ought to help people to become both more receptive to and more discriminating about the world: seeing, feeling, and understanding more, yet sorting the pertinent from the irrelevant with an ever finer touch, increasingly able to integrate what they see and to make meaning of it in ways that enhance their ability to go on growing.
    Laurent A. Daloz (20th century)

    The words of the Constitution ... are so unrestricted by their intrinsic meaning or by their history or by tradition or by prior decisions that they leave the individual Justice free, if indeed they do not compel him, to gather meaning not from reading the Constitution but from reading life.
    Felix Frankfurter (1882–1965)

    The nineteenth century is a turning point in history, simply on account of the work of two men, Darwin and Renan, the one the critic of the Book of Nature, the other the critic of the books of God. Not to recognise this is to miss the meaning of one of the most important eras in the progress of the world.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)