mean for

mean something for someone or something

 
1. Lit. to imply something important for someone or something; to be important or meaningful for someone or something. Are your comments supposed to mean something special for me? I mean these remarks for the government.
2. Fig. to intend for someone or something to have or receive something. Do you mean this gift for me? I mean this gift for the entire community.
See also: mean
References in periodicals archive ?
The standard error of the mean for the pretest social responsibility data was SE = .
The standard error of the mean for the pretest academic responsibility data was SE = .
The standard error of the mean for the posttest academic responsibility data was SE = .
What in the world does this line mean for Canadians?
Standards-based reform: What does it mean for the middle grades?
Full browser ?