multitude

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mul·ti·tude

noun \ˈməl-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

: a great number of things or people

the multitude : ordinary or common people as a group

Full Definition of MULTITUDE

1
:  the state of being many
2
:  a great number :  host
3
:  a great number of people

Examples of MULTITUDE

  1. a candidate trying to appeal to the multitude
  2. <awed by the multitude of stars in the night sky>

Origin of MULTITUDE

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin multitudin-, multitudo, from multus much — more at meliorate
First Known Use: 14th century

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