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Dough vs. Means

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Doughnoun

A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.

‘Pizza dough is very stretchy.’;

Meansnoun

plural of mean

Doughnoun

(slang) Money.

‘His mortgage payments left him short on dough.’; ‘Hey Martin, we are playing a hold'em card game for some dough, would you like to join?’;

Meansnoun

An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.

‘She treated him as a means to an end.’; ‘A car is a means of transport.’;

Doughverb

(transitive) To make into dough.

‘The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.’;

Meansnoun

Resources; riches.

‘a person of means;’; ‘independent means’; ‘He was living beyond his means.’;

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Doughnoun

Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough.

Meansnoun

how a result is obtained or an end is achieved;

‘a means of control’; ‘an example is the best agency of instruction’; ‘the true way to success’;

Doughnoun

Anything of the consistency of such paste.

Meansnoun

instrumentality used to achieve an end

Doughnoun

a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

Meansnoun

considerable capital (wealth or income);

‘he is a man of means’;

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Doughnoun

informal terms for money

Meansnoun

an action or system by which a result is achieved; a method

‘resolving disputes by peaceful means’; ‘technology seen as a means to bring about emancipation’;

Doughnoun

a thick, malleable mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking into bread or pastry

‘add water to the flour and mix to a manageable dough’;

Meansnoun

financial resources; income

‘a woman of modest but independent means’;

Doughnoun

money

‘lots of dough’;

Meansnoun

substantial resources; wealth

‘a man of means’;

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Dough

Dough is a thick, malleable, sometimes elastic paste made out of any grains, leguminous or chestnut crops. Dough is typically made by mixing flour with a small amount of water and/or other liquid, and sometimes includes yeast or other leavening agents as well as other ingredients such as various fats or flavorings.

Meansnoun

resources; capability

‘every country in the world has the means to make ethanol’;

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