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Synonyms of means in English:

plural noun

  • 1 the best means to achieve your goal
    method, way, manner, mode, measure, technique, expedient, agency, medium, instrument, channel, vehicle, avenue, course, process, procedure
  • 2 she doesn't have the means to support herself
    money, resources, capital, income, finance, funds, cash, wherewithal, assets
    informal dough, bread, moola
  • 3 a man of means
    wealth, riches, affluence, substance, fortune, property, money, capital
  • Phrases

    by all means
    by all means you must have dinner with us
    of course, certainly, definitely, surely, absolutely, with pleasure
    informal sure thing
    by means of
    the load was raised by means of a crane
    using, utilizing, employing, through, with the help of;
    as a result of, by dint of, by way of, by virtue of
    by no means
    the result is by no means certain
    not at all, in no way, not in the least, not in the slightest, not the least bit, not by a long shot, certainly not, absolutely not, definitely not, on no account, under no circumstances
    informal no way
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