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mean vs link up link up vs mean

mean is a noun but link up is not a noun.

mean is an adjective but link up is not an adjective.

mean and link up both are verbs.

As verbs, link up is a hypernym of mean; that is, link up is a word with a broader meaning than mean and mean is a type of link up with the definitions:
  • intend to refer to
Other hypernyms of mean include connect, link, tie in, relate, associate, colligate.
mean (noun) link up (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) link up (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 up (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey be or become joined or united or linked
have as a logical consequence connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
denote or connote make a logical or causal connection
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose