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legion

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of legion

  1. being of a large but indefinite number <the obstacles that the programmers had to overcome have been legion> Synonyms beaucoup [slang], many, multifold, multiple, multiplex, multitudinous, numerousRelated Words countless, innumerable, numberless, uncountable, unnumbered, untold; several, some; miscellaneous, mixed, sundry, various; divers, manifold, multifarious, myriadNear Antonyms countable, limitedAntonyms few




legion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of legion

  1. 1 a large body of men and women organized for land warfare <joined the French Foreign Legion> Synonyms array, battalion, host, armyRelated Words militia, national guard, standing army; infantry, ranks, regulars, soldiers, troopers, troops

  2. 2 a great number of persons or creatures massed together <legions of fans crowded the stadium for the rock concert> Synonyms army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, crowd, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngRelated Words masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam





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