A word is characterized by the company it keeps. – John Rupert Firth

Meaning is use. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

[Robinson cried out, “Help! I’m being chased by a bear! All I have is these sticks. What should I do?” The survivalist said, “Here’s what you can do.] Take one stick and punch the bear, and then run faster to the store. Wait there until the bear is gone, and then give her all of the sticks. Then go back inside and get your gun.”