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58 Words That Start With MEA

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mead made of fermented honey and water -
meadow a piece of land covered or mostly covered with grass; a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay hayfield
meadowgrass any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture meadow grass
meadowlark North American songbirds having a yellow breast lark
meager deficient in amount or quality or extent meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy
meagerly to a meager degree or in a meager manner meagrely, slenderly, sparingly
meagerly deficient in amount or quality or extent meager, meagre, scrimpy, stingy
meagerness the quality of being meager meagreness, poorness, exiguity, scantiness, scantness, leanness
meagre deficient in amount or quality or extent meager, meagerly, scrimpy, stingy
meagrely to a meager degree or in a meager manner meagerly, slenderly, sparingly
meagreness the quality of being meager meagerness, poorness, exiguity, scantiness, scantness, leanness
meal the food served and eaten at one time repast
meal any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times -
meal coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse -
mealberry evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn red bearberry, hog cranberry, mountain box, wild cranberry, sand berry, sandberry, common bearberry, creashak, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, bear's grape
mealie an ear of corn -
mealtime the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten -
mealworm the larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae -
mealy composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, coarse-grained, farinaceous
mealy containing meal or made of meal -
mealybug scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees mealy bug
mealymouthed hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy mealy-mouthed
mean mean or intend to express or convey intend
mean have as a logical consequence entail, imply
mean denote or connote intend, stand for, signify
mean have in mind as a purpose intend, think
mean have a specified degree of importance -
mean intend to refer to have in mind, think of
mean destine or designate for a certain purpose -
mean an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n mean value
mean approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value average
mean characterized by malice hateful
mean having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality meanspirited, base
mean marked by poverty befitting a beggar beggarly
mean (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity mingy, miserly, tight
mean (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt beggarly
mean of no value or worth bastardly
mean very good; of the highest quality ripping, excellent, splendid, fantabulous, first-class
meander to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course wander, weave, wind, thread
meander a bend or curve, as in a stream or river -
meander an aimless amble on a winding course ramble
meandering of a path e.g. rambling, wandering, winding
meanderingly in a meandering manner -
meanie a person of mean disposition unkind person, meany
meaning the message that is intended or expressed or signified import, significance, signification
meaning the idea that is intended substance
meaning rich in significance or implication pregnant, significant
meaningful having a meaning or purpose -
meaningfully in a meaningful manner; so as to be meaningful -
meaningfulness the quality of having great value or significance -
meaningless having no meaning or direction or purpose nonmeaningful
meaningless producing no result or effect unavailing, ineffectual, otiose, futile
meaninglessness a message that seems to convey no meaning nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, hokum
meaninglessness the quality of having no value or significance -
meanly in a nasty ill-tempered manner nastily
meanly in a despicable, ignoble manner scurvily, basely
meanly poorly or in an inferior manner -
meanly in a miserly manner humbly
meanness the quality of being deliberately mean beastliness
meanness extreme stinginess tightness, niggardliness, niggardness, minginess, parsimoniousness, parsimony, closeness, tightfistedness
means to have the ability to produce a particular effect or achieve an end way, agency
means considerable capital (wealth or income) substance
means an artifact (that is instrumental in accomplishing some end) for accomplishing some end instrumentation, instrumentality
meanspirited lacking in magnanimity ungenerous
meanspirited having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality mean, base
meanspiritedly in a meanspirited manner -
meantime during the intervening time in the meantime, meanwhile
meantime the time between one event, process, or period and another lag, interim, meanwhile
meanwhile at the same time but in another place -
meanwhile during the intervening time in the meantime, meantime
meanwhile the time between one event, process, or period and another lag, interim, meantime
meany a person of mean disposition unkind person, meanie
mearstone an old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab meerestone, merestone
measles an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children rubeola, morbilli
measly contemptibly small in amount miserable, paltry
measurability the quality of being measurable quantifiability
measurable capable of being measured mensurable
measurable of distinguished importance -
measurably to a measurable degree -
measure determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of measure out, mensurate
measure express as a number or measure or quantity quantify
measure have certain dimensions -
measure evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of evaluate, valuate, value, appraise, assess
measure any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal step
measure how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify quantity, amount
measure a statute in draft before it becomes law bill
measure the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule measurement, measuring, mensuration
measure a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated standard, criterion, touchstone
measure (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse beat, meter, metre, cadence
measure musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats bar
measure measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements measuring rod, measuring stick
measure a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance -
measured the rhythmic arrangement of syllables metric, metrical
measured carefully thought out in advance deliberate, calculated
measured unhurried and with care and dignity deliberate, careful
measured having notes of fixed rhythmic value mensurable, mensural
measuredly in a deliberate unhurried manner deliberately
measureless without limits in extent or size or quantity unmeasured, illimitable, limitless
measurement the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule measure, measuring, mensuration
measurer a person who makes measurements -
measuring the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule measure, measurement, mensuration
meat the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food -
meat the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone kernel
meat the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience heart, center, centre, core, nitty-gritty, nub, inwardness, heart and soul, marrow, pith, kernel, gist, essence, substance, sum
meatball ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth -
meatless lacking meat -
meatloaf a baked loaf of ground meat meat loaf
meatman a retailer of meat butcher
meatpacking wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers) meat packing, meat-packing business
meatus a natural body passageway -
meaty like or containing meat -
meaty being on topic and prompting thought substantive