Translation of meaning in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- (of word)(of sentence, symbol, act)this word has several meaningsliteral/figurative meaningesta palabra tiene varias acepciones or varios significadoswork? you don't know the meaning of the wordsentido (masculine) literal/figuradoto lend new meaning to something¿trabajar? ¡tú no sabes qué significa trabajar!if you take my meaningdarle un nuevo sentido or significado a algoI don't quite get your meaningsi me entiendesmy life has lost its meaningno entiendo lo que quieres decirthat has very little meaning these daysmi vida ha perdido el sentido or ya no tiene razón de sereso significa muy poco hoy en díaExample sentences
- He was an intensely charismatic actor and conveyed the meanings of words as dramatically and sensitively as the music.
- Possible meanings of words contribute to the meaning of an utterance, which is an act by a speaker.
- The average reader does not need a glossary for the meanings of all such words, for they are clearly elicited in the context.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.