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mean·ing·ful

 (mē′nĭng-fəl)
adj.
1. Having meaning, function, or purpose: a meaningful discussion.
2. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words: a meaningful glance.

mean′ing·ful·ly adv.
mean′ing·ful·ness n.

meaningful

(ˈmiːnɪŋfʊl)
adj
1. having great meaning or validity
2. eloquent, expressive: a meaningful silence.
ˈmeaningfully adv
ˈmeaningfulness n

mean•ing•ful

(ˈmi nɪŋ fəl)

adj.
full of meaning; purposeful; significant.
[1850–55]
mean′ing•ful•ly, adv.
mean′ing•ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.meaningful - having a meaning or purpose; "a meaningful explanation"; "a meaningful discussion"; "a meaningful pause"
purposeful - serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
meaningless, nonmeaningful - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

meaningful

adjective
2. expressive, suggestive, meaning, pointed, speaking, pregnant The two men expressed a quick, meaningful look.

meaningful

adjective
1. Effectively conveying meaning, feeling, or mood:
2. Conveying hidden or unexpressed meaning:
Translations
ذو معْنى، ذو أهَميَّه
mající významsmyslsmysluplný
betydningsfuld
sokat mondó
òÿîingarmikill, mikilvægur
majúci význam
pomembenpomenljiv
anlamlımanalı

meaningful

[ˈmiːnɪŋfʊl] ADJ
1. (= worthwhile) [discussion, negotiations] → valioso, positivo; [experience] → valioso, significativo; [relationship] → serio, significativo; [activity] → que merece la pena; [question, explanation] → coherente, que tiene sentido; [comment, analogy] → que tiene sentido
to lead a meaningful lifevivir una vida que tenga sentido
nothing meaningful is ever discussed at these meetingsen estas reuniones nunca se discute nada de trascendencia or nada que merezca la pena
2. (= eloquent) [smile, look] → significativo, elocuente

meaningful

[ˈmiːnɪŋfʊl] adj
(= significant) [result] → significatif/ive; [dialogue] → éloquent(e); [consultation] → sérieux/euse
a meaningful event in sb's life → un événement qui compte dans la vie de qn
[relationship] → sérieux/euse
a meaningful look → un regard entendu

meaningful

adj
(= having meaning) word, statement, symbolmit Bedeutung; (Ling) unitbedeutungstragend; poem, filmbedeutungsvoll; (= expressive) look, glancebedeutungsvoll; to be meaningfuleine Bedeutung haben
(= comprehensible) advice, information, question, answer, resultssinnvoll; the statistics only become meaningful when …die Zahlen ergeben nur dann einen Sinn, wenn …
(= purposeful) job, negotiationssinnvoll; relationshiptiefer gehend

meaningful

[ˈmiːnɪŋfʊl] adj (word, look) → significativo/a, eloquente; (relationship) → profondo/a

mean3

(miːn) past tense, past participle meant (ment) verb
1. to (intend to) express, show or indicate. `Vacation' means `holiday'; What do you mean by (saying/doing) that?
2. to intend. I meant to go to the exhibition but forgot; For whom was that letter meant?; He means (= is determined) to be a rich man some day.
ˈmeaning noun
the sense in which a statement, action, word etc is (intended to be) understood. What is the meaning of this phrase?; What is the meaning of his behaviour?
adjective
(of a look, glance etc) showing a certain feeling or giving a certain message. The teacher gave the boy a meaning look when he arrived late.
ˈmeaningful adjective
(often used loosely) important in some way. a meaningful statement/relationship.
ˈmeaningless adjective
without meaning or reason; of no importance. meaningless chatter.
be meant to
to be required or supposed; to have to. The child is meant to be asleep!
mean well
to have good intentions. He meant well by what he said.

meaningful

a. valioso-a, justificado-a.
References in classic literature ?
If another should ask you," continued von Horn with a meaningful glance toward Professor Maxon, "it will be well to say that the girl was stolen by this white giant and that you suffered defeat in an attempt to rescue her because of your friendship for us.
To create an infrastructure supporting meaningful use, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has implemented new programs authorized by HITECH and has pursued longer-standing objectives:
A growing number of Missouri health care providers are tapping into the special support and the EHR incentive programs to help them eliminate the use of paper health records and become meaningful users of electronic health record technology.
The recent release of the Meaningful Use Final Stage 1 criteria sent a clear message: emergency department participation will be vital to success.
Results) The results revealed as follows: (1) Students' resilience were in moderate level with no meaningful difference between Thais and Muslims; (2) High GPA students had resilience and "I HAVE" features meaningful difference than low GPA fellows; (3) Students from all faculties in campus scored on resilience with meaningful difference while those from faculty of Fine and Applied Arts ranked the most in having resilience in high level (38 %); (4) The only child respondents manifested resilience meaningful difference from those of other birth order.
Gifted and talented students arrive at the classroom with prior skills that must be utilized to enhance their learning experience in meaningful ways.
Dream big and meaningful dreams with no compromise.
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The extent to which the man feels these roles are meaningful in making up "who he is" as a father defines the man's identity as a father.
But what about all those other phrases you see on products that sound environmentally friendly and healthful--how meaningful are they?
Author and political campaign consultant Tom Freiling presents portions of every meaningful public address Reagan gave about God, religion, and morality.
The college must provide up-to-date curriculum, as well as students whose education is current and meaningful to changing technology in industry.