1

many

play
adjective \ˈme-nē\

Definition of many

more

play \ˈmȯr\;

most

play \ˈmōst\
  1. 1 :  consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number worked for many years the many advantages of an education

  2. 2 :  being one of a large but indefinite number many a man many another student

as many

  1. :  the same in number saw three plays in as many days

Examples of many in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of many

Middle English, from Old English manig; akin to Old High German manag many, Old Church Slavonic mŭnogŭ much


First Known Use: before 12th century


2

many

pronoun, plural in construction

Definition of many

  1. :  a large number of persons or things many are called

Origin and Etymology of many

see 1many


First Known Use: before 12th century


3

many

noun, plural in construction

Definition of many

  1. 1 :  a large but indefinite number a good many of them

  2. 2 :  the great majority of people the many

Origin and Etymology of many

see 1many


First Known Use: 12th century



MANY Defined for Kids

1

many

play
adjective \ˈme-nē\

Definition of many for Students

more

\ˈmȯr\;

most

\ˈmōst\
  1. 1 :  amounting to a large number We had many children to play with.

  2. 2 :  being one of a large but not definite number There was many a day when she felt lonely.


2

many

play
pronoun

Definition of many for Students

  1. :  a large number of people or things Some stayed, but many left.


3

many

play
noun

Definition of many for Students

  1. :  a large number Many of our friends left.



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