be meant for - definition and synonyms

  1. 1
    to be intended or designed for someone or something

    The bigger offices are meant for senior staff only.

    These books are not meant for primary school students.

  2. 2
    to be suitable for something

    I don’t think she’s meant to be a teacher.

  3. 3
    if two people are meant for each other, they are suitable for each other as romantic partners
See also main entry: mean