Definitions for amongəˈmʌŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word among

Wiktionary

  1. among(Preposition)

    Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst)

    How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them?

  2. among(Preposition)

    Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.

    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.

  3. among(Preposition)

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

  4. Origin: From ongemang.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Among

    alt. of Amongst

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Among

    a-mung′, Amongst, a-mungst′, prep. of the number of: amidst. [A.S. on-gemangmengan, to mingle.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #363

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2359

Anagrams for among »

  1. mango, Mango

  2. Mango

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of among in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of among in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Union Resources chairman Tshepo Bokaba:

    We are among the bidders.

  2. Nicholas II of Russia:

    “There is no justice among men.”

  3. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley:

    Virtue can only flourish among equals.

  4. Laertius Diogenes:

    All things are in common among friends.

  5. Euripides:

    Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

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