many


1many

adjective \ˈme-nē\
more \ˈmr\ most \ˈmōst\

Definition of MANY

1
:  consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number <worked for many years>
2
:  being one of a large but indefinite number <many a man> <many another student>
as many
:  the same in number <saw three plays in as many days>

Examples of MANY

  1. <a journey of many miles begins with a single step>

Origin of MANY

Middle English, from Old English manig; akin to Old High German manag many, Old Church Slavic mŭnogŭ much
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with MANY

2many

pronoun, plural in construction

Definition of MANY

:  a large number of persons or things <many are called>

First Known Use of MANY

before 12th century

Rhymes with MANY

3many

noun, plural in construction

Definition of MANY

1
:  a large but indefinite number <a good many of them>
2
:  the great majority of people <the many>

First Known Use of MANY

12th century

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