A Meaning represents the knowledge or expertise present in, or the interpretation given to, a core element in a particular context.

A Meaning represents the interpretation of an element of the architecture. It is a description that expresses the intent of that element; i.e., how it informs the external user.

A Meaning can be associated with any core element. To denote that a Meaning is specific to a particular Stakeholder, this Stakeholder can also be associated to the Meaning.

The name of a Meaning should preferably be a noun or noun phrase.

Category: Motivation Extension

Examples: Policy explanation, Insurance Policy notification.

Source: Archi - The Free ArchiMate Modelling Tool - Hint for the model element.