Definition of Much in English :

Define Much in English

Much meaning in English

Meaning of Much in English

Pronunciation of Much in English

Much pronunciation in English

Pronounce Much in English


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1. much

a great amount or extent

Example Sentences:
'they did much for humanity'


2. much

(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent

Example Sentences:
'not much rain'
'much affection'
'much grain is in storage'


3. much

to a great degree or extent

Example Sentences:
'she's much better now'

4. much


Example Sentences:
'he was much annoyed'

5. a good deal, a great deal, a lot, lots, much, very much

to a very great degree or extent

Example Sentences:
'I feel a lot better'
'we enjoyed ourselves very much'
'she was very much interested'
'this would help a great deal'

6. much, practically

(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely

Example Sentences:
'much the same thing happened every time'
'practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god'

7. a great deal, much, often

frequently or in great quantities

Example Sentences:
'I don't drink much'
'I don't travel much'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of much
a. (usually used with a negative)
a great quantity or degree of
there isn't much honey left
(as pronoun)
much has been learned from this
2.  a bit much
3.  as much
4.  make much of
5.  not much of
6.  not up to much
7.  think much of
they're much better now
practically; nearly (esp in the phrase much the same)
10. (usually used with a negative)
often; a great deal
it doesn't happen much in this country
11.  much as
12. (predicative; usually used with a negative)
impressive or important
this car isn't much

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see synonyms of much
adjectiveWord forms: more or most
1.  Obsolete
many in number
great in quantity, amount, degree, etc.
adverbWord forms: more or most
to a great degree or extent
much happier
just about; almost; nearly
much the same as yesterday
at frequent intervals; often
do you dine out much?
a great amount or quantity
much to be done
something great, unusual, or outstanding
not much to look at

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of much
adj. more (môr), most (mōst)
Great in quantity, degree, or extent: not much rain; much affection.
1. A large quantity or amount: Much has been written.
2. Something great or remarkable: The campus wasn't much to look at.
adv. more, most
1. To a great degree or extent: much smarter.
2. Just about; almost: much the same.
3. Frequently; often: doesn't get out much.

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