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meant

[ ment ]
/ mɛnt /
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verb
simple past tense and past participle of mean1.
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OTHER WORDS FROM meant

half-meant, adjectiveun·meant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for meant

meant
/ (mɛnt) /

verb
the past tense and past participle of mean 1
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