# mean

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Related to arithmetic mean: geometric mean, Arithmetic sequence, Weighted arithmetic mean

## mean

(Average),*adjective*central, grouping, medial, median, medium, mesial, middle, midmost, statistical average

## mean

(Base),*adjective*abject, brutal, contemptible, degrading, despicable, disgraceful, dishonorable, heinous, ignoble, ignominious, inappreciable, inconsiderate, intermediate, loathsome, low-grade, low-minded, Machiavellian, malevolent, mediocre, mercenary, miserly, nasty, niggardly, odious, paltry, penurious, perverse, questionable, servile, shady, shameful, spiteful, vicious, vile, villainous, wretched

## mean

*noun*average, balance, center, heart, mean proportion, median, mediocrity, medium, middle ground, middle state, normal, rule

## mean

*verb*affirm, allude to, bespeak, betoken, connote, convey, declare, denote, express, imply, indicate, intend, intimate, manifest, propose, represent, signify

See also: average, base, bespeak, brutal, connote, denote, heinous, ignoble, illiberal, inconsiderable, inferior, inimical, intend, loathsome, machiavellian, malevolent, mediocre, mediocrity, mesne, moderation, odious, paltry, parsimonious, penurious, perverse, petty, petulant, poor, portray, purport, represent, scandalous, scurrilous, servile, signify, slight, spiteful, vicious

MEAN. This word is sometimes used for mesne. (q.v.)