Synonyms of 'means'
1 methodDictionary, way, course
We do not have the means to fight such a crimewave.
idioms:by all means
phraseby means of
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money that is readily available
The concert will raise funds for AIDS research.
brass (Northern England , dialect)
rhino (British , slang)
the ready (informal)
dosh (British , Australian , slang)
Thesaurus for means from the Collins English Thesaurus
A means of doing something is a method, instrument, or process which can be used to do it. Means is both the singular and the plural form for this use.