HyperDic: many

English > 1 sense of the word many:
ADJECTIVEallmanya quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'as' or 'too' or 'so' or 'that'
many > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > many: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningA quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'as' or 'too' or 'so' or 'that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number.
Examples
  • "many temptations"
  • "the temptations are many"
  • "a good many"
  • "a great many"
  • "many directions"
  • "take as many apples as you like"
  • "too many clouds to see"
  • "never saw so many people"
Attribute ofnumerousness, numerosity, multiplicityA large number
NarrowergaloreIn great numbers
many a, many an, many anotherEach of a large indefinite number
numerous, legionAmounting to a large indefinite number
somerelatively many but unspecified in number
umpteen, umteeninnumerable but many
See alsomore(comparative of 'many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number
somequantifier
OppositefewA quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'a'
Spanishmucho, muchos
Catalanmolts

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