as many as

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as many as

used to suggest that a number or amount is surprisingly large
  • As many as 60 students competed for the prize.
  • They lost by as many as 20 points.

Word by Word Definitions

many play
  1. : consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number

  2. : being one of a large but indefinite number

  1. : a large number of persons or things

  1. : a large but indefinite number

  2. : the great majority of people


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