Meant in a sentence

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Definition of Meant

  • imp. & p. p. of Mean.

How to use meant in a sentence. Meant pronunciation.

But I never saw Quakers anywhere else, and I meant the tribe and not the tent.
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He had not meant to act yet; but new facts faced him, and he must make one struggle for his life.
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I was mad to go upon such an adventure, but I meant no ill.
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Yet I meant no wrong.
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It was clear, however, that Nahoum meant to be silent, or he would have taken another course of action.
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It was clear that he meant peace, for the moment at least.
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Fate meant him for a violent end; but ere that came there was work to do for me.
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One look of surprise had been exchanged when Harrik Pasha left them suddenly-time was short for what they meant to do; but they were Muslims, and they resigned themselves.
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That would have meant a scandal in Egypt and in Europe.
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The Governor was always comfortable about it; he said Mrs. O'Flannigan would hold him for the Brigade's board anyhow, and he intended to get what entertainment he could out of the boys; he said, with his old-time pleasant twinkle, that he meant to survey them into Utah and then telegraph Brigham to hang them for trespass!
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What Mr. Ballou customarily meant, when he used a long word, was a secret between himself and his Maker.
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In truth his air was so natural and so simple that one was always catching himself accepting his stately sentences as meaning something, when they really meant nothing in the world.
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We suddenly realized that this flood was not a mere holiday spectacle, but meant damage-and not only to the small log stable but to the Overland buildings close to the main river, for the waves had now come ashore and were creeping about the foundations and invading the great hay-corral adjoining.
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I meant no offence, senator!
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There's just one thing I meant to have said to you but forgot, so I'll say it now.
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I meant to say he is horrid-very disagreeable.
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Yes-but I never meant it-it was just to make her angry-' 'You expect me to believe that?
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Perhaps Turgenev meant that salvation would eventually come through a woman-through women like Elena.
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The smoke in this novel is meant to represent the idle vapour of Russian political jargon; all the heated discussions on both sides are smoke, purposeless, obscure, and transitory as a cloud.
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On leaving the University, he meant to take up a permanent residence in the country; but this enthusiasm waned at the close of the summer, as it does with nearly everybody, and he went to St. Petersburg in the autumn of 1847, where he entered the University in the department of law.
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Examples of Meant

Example #1
Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
Example #2
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #3
But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
Example #4
What he knew Kaid did not know.
Example #5
I had not one thought that I could not have cried out from the housetops, and he had in his heart-he had what you saw.
Example #6
I would have taken his life without a thought.