1.(谈话笔墨的意旨) meaning; idea: 作品的中情意思 the central idea of an article; 抱歉, 我没听懂你的道理tokenbetter。 beg pardon, i didn't quite catch your meaning.2.(看法,理想) opinion; wish; desire: 我的道理仍旧不去为好。 in my opinion it's better not to go.3.(礼品代办的情意) a token of affection, appreciation, gratitude, etc.: 一点儿小道理 little gift as a token of one's appreciation4.(趋向) look like; seem: 天有点要降雨的道理。 it looks like rain.5.(情味) interest; fun: 泅水很有道理。 swimming is a lot of fun.