Synonyms of means in English:

means


See US English definition of means

See UK English definition of means

See Spanish definition of medio

plural noun

1‘the drugs were obtained by illegal means’

SYNONYMS
method, way, manner, mode, measure, fashion, process, procedure, technique, expedient, agency, medium, instrument, mechanism, channel, vehicle, avenue, course

2‘she doesn't have the means to support herself’

SYNONYMS
money, resources, capital, income, finance, funds, cash, the wherewithal, assets
informal dough, bread, dibs, moolah, shekels, gelt, loot, oof, scratch, splosh
British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers
North American informal dineros, jack, mazuma
Australian, New Zealand informal Oscar

3‘a man of means’

SYNONYMS
wealth, riches, affluence, substance, fortune, property, money, capital, deep pockets

Phrases

    by no means

    ‘the result is by no means certain’


    SYNONYMS
    not at all, in no way, not in the least, not in the slightest, not the least bit, not by a long shot, certainly not, absolutely not, definitely not, on no account, under no circumstances
    British not by a long chalk
    informal no way
    by means of

    ‘the load was raised by means of a crane’


    SYNONYMS
    using, utilizing, employing, through, with the help of, with the aid of, as a result of, by dint of, by way of, by virtue of, via