1. [ noun ] how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Synonyms: way agency

"a means of control" "an example is the best agency of instruction" "the true way to success"

Related terms: implementation instrument voice road wings open_sesame salvation tooth escape desperate_measure expedient stepping_stone fast_track dint
2. [ noun ] instrumentality used to achieve an end
Related terms: instrumentality medium
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1923
4. [ noun ] (economics) considerable capital (wealth or income)
Synonyms: substance

"he is a man of means"

Related terms: capital pocketbook wherewithal
Similar spelling:   mensh