so many

adjective

1
: constituting an unspecified number
can only read so many chapters each night
2
: constituting a group or pack
behaved like so many animals

Examples of so many in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given there were so many storylines and moving parts in the second half, what kept you up most at night? Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 13 June 2024 There’s going to be so many moments in life where things pass by. José Criales-Unzueta, Vogue, 12 June 2024 Meanwhile, Audrey's TikTok went viral, with so many different commenters chiming in trying to tag possible Sophies. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 12 June 2024 How did Kushner capture the nuance, variety, and voices of so many prisoners in one place? The Week Staff, theweek, 11 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for so many 

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Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of so many was in 1533

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“So many.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20many. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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