1. merkitys

  2. tarkoitus


the meaning of life – elämän tarkoitus



mielekäs, merkitsevä, monisyinen, merkityksellinen, idea, ajatus, aatos, merkitys, merkittävyys, tarkoitus, päätelmä.

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meaning (englanti > suomi)

  1. merkitys

  2. tarkoitus

meaning englanniksi

  1. The symbolic value of something.

  2. (RQ:Chmbrs YngrSt)

  3. Elbows almost touching they leaned at ease, idly reading the almost obliterated lines engraved there. ¶ (nowrap) understood it," she observed, lightly scornful. "What occult meaning has a sun-dial for the spooney? Im sure I dont want to read riddles in a strange gentleman's optics."
  4. The significance of a thing.

  5. (ux)

  6. puhekieltä The objects or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.

  7. puhekieltä intention Intention.

  8. (rfdat) (w):

  9. It was their meaning to take what they needed by stronghand.
  10. 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House

  11. (..) there was nothing in the house, what there was, was broken, the last people must have lived like pigs, what could the meaning of the landlord be?
  12. (present participle of)

  13. (quote-magazine)

  14. Having a (specified) intention.

  15. Expressing some intention or significance; meaningful.

  16. 1839, (w), ‘William Wilson’:

  17. I might, to-day, have been a better, and thus a happier man, had I less frequently rejected the counsels embodied in those meaning whispers which I then but too cordially hated and too bitterly despised.
  18. *1978, (w), God on the Rocks, Abacus 2014, p. 160:

  19. The new friends knew nothing and did not particularly care to hear about the beautiful mother with her long, meaning looks and liquid dresses and distant smile.