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abut, adjoin, border, brush, butt on, caress, come together, communicate, contact, converge.
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Correct spelling:
means
Definition:
how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; " a means of control"; " an example is the best agency of instruction"; " the true way to success"

Synonyms:

adjective
representative
consignee.
noun
act
agency, way, means.
agency
deputation, instrumentality, empowerment, conductor, medium, agency, vehicle, instrument, lieutenancy, machinery, proxy, delegation.
approach
program, new wrinkle, wrinkle.
artifact
means.
bread and butter
daily bread.
circumstances
way of life, dowry, situations, Dowries, financial status, worldly goods.
expedient
gency.
fuel
propellant, propellants, combustibles, food, Foods.
living
sustainment, sustentation.
means
agency, way, substance.
measure
Measures.
method
technique.
methods
ways and means.
modus operandi
manner of working, method of functioning, workings, method of operation, mode of operation, Mos, method of operating, way of doing things.
nest egg
sinking fund, piggy banks, something to fall back on, emergency fund, reserve fund, emergency funds, rainy day fund, piggy bank, something for a rainy day, unexpended balance, life savings.
of course
surely, certainly, yes indeed, yes.
plan
course of action, ground plan, game plan.
possession
means, substance.
property
proprietary, freehold, realties, Proprietaries, possessorship, realty.
resource
reserve, stock-in-trade, revenue, expedients, capital, wherewithal, Resources.
resources
reserves, stocks in trade, revenues.
savings
gleanings, mattress full.
support
flotation, substructures, substructure, support, stave, stiffeners, stilt, flotations, stiffener, stilts.
way, method
equipment, organ, expedient, ministry, instrument, measure, path, channel, intermediary, apparatus, auspices, technique, instrumentation, agent, agency, organization, power, machinery, aid, trick, step, stepping-stone, mode, course, system, road, fashion, route, vehicle, gimmick, process, paraphernalia, factor, modus operandi, manner, mechanism, instrumentality, avenue, ways and means, medium, tactic, dodge.
wealth
luxuriance, substance, property, long green, cornucopia, wealth, Cornucopias.
wealth, resources
estate, finances, backing, sock, income, kitty, capital, wherewithal, rainy day, bankroll, funds, budget, money, nut, pocket, nest egg, fortune, riches, property, dough, assets, purse, possessions, ace in the hole, Securities, stuff, revenue, intangibles, holdings, reserves, substance, affluence, stake, bundle, savings.
wrinkle
kicker.
verb
intends
endeavors, chooses, aims, plans, intends, considers, proposes, resolves, wishes, expects, minds, schemes.
means
connotes, indicates, describes, implies, defines, explains, denotes, signifies.
Examples of usage:
  1. It means what you don't like, miss. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  2. But we know what it all means. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. It means a great deal! – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  4. It means exactly that. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  5. But we work by different means. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips

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