Translation of meaning in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- (of word)(of sentence, symbol, act) significado (masculine)this word has several meaningsesta palabra tiene varias acepciones or varios significadosliteral/figurative meaningsentido (masculine) literal/figuradowork? you don't know the meaning of the word¿trabajar? ¡tú no sabes qué significa trabajar!to lend new meaning to somethingdarle un nuevo sentido or significado a algoif you take my meaningsi me entiendesI don't quite get your meaningno entiendo lo que quieres decirmy life has lost its meaningmi vida ha perdido el sentido or ya no tiene razón de serthat has very little meaning these dayseso 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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