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mean vs link link vs mean

mean and link both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but link is not an adjective.

mean and link both are verbs.

As verbs, link is a hypernym of mean; that is, link is a word with a broader meaning than mean and mean is a type of link with the definitions:
  • intend to refer to
Other hypernyms of mean include link up, connect, tie in, relate, associate, colligate.
mean (noun) link (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n the means of connection between things linked in series
a fastener that serves to join or connect
the state of being connected
a connecting shape
a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
(computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
a channel for communication between groups
a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
mean (adjective) link (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) link (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey make a logical or causal connection
have as a logical consequence connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
denote or connote be or become joined or united or linked
have in mind as a purpose link with or as with a yoke
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose