HyperDic: much

English > 7 senses of the word much:
ADVERBallmuchto a great degree or extent
allmuchvery
allmuch, a lot, lots, a good deal, a great deal, very muchto a very great degree or extent
allmuch, practically(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely
allmuch, a great deal, oftenfrequently or in great quantities
ADJECTIVEallmuch(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
NOUNquantitymucha great amount or extent
much > pronunciation
Soundsmah'ch
RhymesBruch ... touch: 11 rhymes with ahch...
English > much: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent.
Examples
  • "not much rain"
  • "much affection"
  • "much grain is in storage"
NarrowerovermuchVery great in quantity
somerelatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
suchOf so extreme / extreme a degree or extent
untold, incalculableOf an incalculable amount
See alsomore, more than(comparative of 'much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning / meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
Oppositelittle, slight(quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree
Nounsmuchnessgreatness of quantity or measure or extent
English > much: 7 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA great amount or extent.
Example"they did much for humanity"
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishmucho
Catalanmolt
English > much: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo a great degree or extent.
Example"she's much better now"
Spanishmucho
English > much: 7 senses > adverb 2
MeaningVery.
Example"he was much annoyed"
English > much: 7 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo a very great degree or extent.
Examples
  • "we enjoyed ourselves very much"
  • "she was very much interested"
Synonymsa lot, lots, a good deal, a great deal, very much
Spanishmuchisimo, mucho
Catalanmolt i molt, molt, sovint
English > much: 7 senses > adverb 4
Meaning(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely.
Example"much the same thing happened every time"
Synonympractically
Spanishprácticamente
Catalanpràcticament
English > much: 7 senses > adverb 5
Meaningfrequently or in great quantities.
Examples
  • "I don't drink much"
  • "I don't travel much"
Synonymsa great deal, often

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