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English-German translation for: meant
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Dictionary English German: meant

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English German
VERB  to mean | meant | meant ... 
meant {past-p}
sth. meant
etw. bedeutete
meant {past-p}
meant {past-p}
sb. meant
jd. meinte
2 Words: Others
meant bygemeint mit
meant for {adj}zugedacht [geh.]
meant for sb./sth. {adj} [designed]ausgelegt für jdn./etw.
well-meant {adj}gutgemeint [Rsv.]
well-meant {adj}wohlgemeint
well-meant {adj}gut gemeint
well-meant {adj}nett gemeint
well-meant {adj}wohl gemeint [Rsv.]
3 Words: Others
No harm meant!Nichts für ungut!
No offense (meant). [Am.]Nicht böse gemeint.
No offense meant! [Am.] <NOM>Nichts für ungut! [Redewendung]
idiom No offense meant. <NOM> [Am.]War nicht böse gemeint.
3 Words: Verbs
to be meant for sb. [e.g. present]jdm. zugedacht sein [geh.] [z. B. Geschenk]
to be meant for sb. [remark, criticism]auf jdn. gemünzt sein
to be meant for sb./sth.für jdn./etw. bestimmt sein
4 Words: Others
No offence (meant), but ... [said to one person] [Br.]Nimm's mir nicht übel, aber ... [ugs.]
No offense (meant), but ... [said to one person] [Am.]Nimm's mir nicht übel, aber ... [ugs.]
4 Words: Verbs
to be meant to do sth.etw. tun sollen [= jds. Bestimmung / Schicksal sein etw. zu tun]
to realize what is meanterkennen, was gemeint ist
5+ Words: Others
I meant no harm by it.Ich dachte mir nichts dabei.
I meant to write, but ...Ich hatte (fest) vor zu schreiben, aber ...
I meant to write, but ...Ich wollte ja schreiben, aber ... [ugs.]
I never meant to do sth.Ich hatte nie die Absicht, etw. zu tun.
It was meant as a compliment.Es sollte ein Kompliment sein.
It was meant as a compliment.Es war als Kompliment gemeint.
It was meant as a joke.Das sollte ein Witz sein.
It wasn't meant to be.Es hat nicht sein sollen.
It wasn't meant to be.Es hat nicht sollen sein.
Life wasn't meant to be easy. [idiom]Das Leben ist kein Wunschkonzert. [Redewendung]
not meant for other earsnicht für fremde Ohren bestimmt
Rules are meant to be broken.Regeln sind dazu da gebrochen zu werden.
That is not what I meant.Das habe ich nicht gemeint.
We were meant for each other.Wir waren füreinander bestimmt.
We're meant to be together.Wir sind füreinander bestimmt.
idiom What I meant to say ...Was ich eigentlich sagen wollte ...
You and me are meant to last forever.Wir beide sind für die Ewigkeit bestimmt.
5+ Words: Verbs
idiom to be meant for each other(wie) füreinander geschaffen sein
to be meant to last foreverfür die Ewigkeit bestimmt sein [Redewendung]
5+ Words: Nouns
relig. what human beings were originally meant to bedie ursprüngliche Bestimmung {f} des Menschen
Fiction (Literature and Film)
lit. theatre F A House Not Meant to Stand [Tennessee Williams]Nicht für die Ewigkeit gebaut
lit. F David Copperfield or The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account) [C.Dickens]David Copperfield
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A 2023-02-25: There might be mistakes here and there, but it’s well-meant.
A 2022-02-04: ah, you meant: Saying on 1 February 2022: "Das kommende Jahr" you're talki...
A 2021-02-05: @ Windfall: Right, that's what I meant to say: many Honey translations are...
A 2020-11-12: PS: If but one paint were meant, would it not be clearer to put +a paint o...
A 2020-07-24: Like Windfall, I wasn't sure what it meant.
A 2020-06-19: Sorry, I meant VAT return for UVA.
A 2020-04-27: since a beauty contest is meant...
Q 2019-10-22: A German sentence translated as political when it meant intimite?
A 2019-05-22: ... which he meant to be an anxious warning call against ...
A 2018-11-20: You're right of course, migmag ;-) My post at 7:30 was meant to be humorous.
A 2018-11-06: It is meant figuratively only.
A 2018-11-04: Yes, It means or meant "to make a fool of oneself"
A 2018-10-10: @ LIIama: But isn't "may not" a milder form of "must not" ( = prohibition)...
A 2018-08-13: I meant
Q 2018-08-07: I meant
A 2018-03-27: sorry that was meant to be "eigenhändig"
A 2018-03-21: @parker: Right. I meant "show-stopper"
Q 2018-03-06: Ad +historical recuperation+ #887825 — Could it be that the Wiki author me...
A 2018-02-02: Mind you, the speaker may have meant +ungläubiges+ and said +unglaubliches+ ...
A 2017-12-20: Of course +LostInBerlin+ meant what you have translated. But he couldn't b...

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