mean vs get

get vs mean

mean and get both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but get is not an adjective.

mean and get both are verbs.

As verbs, get is a hyponym of mean; that is, get is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean:
  • mean: mean or intend to express or convey
  • get: move into a desired direction of discourse
Other hyponyms of mean include stand for, represent, typify, symbolise, symbolize, signify, import, spell, aim, aim, drive.
mean (noun) get (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
mean (adjective) get (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) get (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
have as a logical consequence enter or assume a certain state or condition
denote or connote cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
have in mind as a purpose receive a specified treatment (abstract)
have a specified degree of importance reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
intend to refer to go or come after and bring or take back
destine or designate for a certain purpose go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
take vengeance on or get even
achieve a point or goal
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
give certain properties to something
move into a desired direction of discourse
grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
attract and fix
reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
reach by calculation
acquire as a result of some effort or action
perceive by hearing
suffer from the receipt of
receive as a retribution or punishment
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
reach and board
evoke an emotional response
apprehend and reproduce accurately
earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
overcome or destroy
be a mystery or bewildering to
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
make (offspring) by reproduction
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