Synonyms of means in English:



  • 1 the drugs were obtained by illegal means modern means of communication such as television
  • 2 she doesn't have the means to support herself
    money, resources, capital, income, finance, funds, cash, the wherewithal, assets
    informal dough, bread, dibs, moolah, shekels, gelt, loot, oof, scratch, splosh
    British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers
    North American informal dineros, jack, mazuma
    Australian/New Zealand informal Oscar
  • 3 a man of means
  • Phrases

    by all means

    of coursecertainlydefinitelysurelyabsolutelynaturallywith pleasureassuredlyNorth American informalsure thing

    by means of

    the load was raised by means of a craneusingutilizingemployingthroughwith the help ofwith the aid ofas a result ofby dint ofby way ofby virtue ofvia

    by no means

    the result is by no means certainnot at allin no waynot in the leastnot in the slightestnot the least bitnot by a long shotcertainly notabsolutely notdefinitely noton no accountunder no circumstancesBritishnot by a long chalk informalno way

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