Context example:

Teaching simple massage methods to caregivers provides them with a means of meaningful and structured interaction with their loved one, in addition to a means of connecting with and supporting each other.

  • What does "with a means of" mean?
  • Is it a conjunction?

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"A means of X" is equivalent to "A method for X" or "A way of doing X".

"With" here goes with "provide": X provides Y with Z = X makes Z available to Y.

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