Definitions for muchmʌtʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word much
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)great in quantity, measure, or degree:
too much cake.
(pron.)a great quantity, measure, or degree:
There wasn't much to do.
Category: Function Word
a great, important, or notable thing or matter:
not much to look at.
(adv.)to a great extent or degree:
to talk too much.
nearly, approximately, or about:
much like the others.
much as, almost to the same degree as: however much:
Babies need love, much as they need food.
Much as I'd like to go, I can't.
Origin of much:
1150–1200; ME muche, apocopated var. of muchel, OE mycel; c. OS mikil, OHG michil, ON mikill (cf. mickle ), akin to Gk mégas large, Skt máhi great
a great amount or extent
"they did much for humanity"
(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
"not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
to a great degree or extent
"she's much better now"
"he was much annoyed"
a lot, lots, a good deal, a great deal, much, very much(adverb)
to a very great degree or extent
"I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely
"much the same thing happened every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god"
much, a great deal, often(adverb)
frequently or in great quantities
"I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
used to ask about quantity
How much money do you have?; Is there much bread left?
a large amount
I don't have much time.; There was so much noise we could hardly hear each other.; I think she gets too much homework.
not a very good
I'm not much of a dancer.
a large amount
"Do you have any food?" "Yes, but not very much."; We argued for much of the journey; Eat as much as you want.
to a great degree
I don't like broccoli much.; We'd very much appreciate any help you can give us.
used with comparative adjectives to mean a lot
I'm much better at French than he is.; It's much colder up north.
To a great extent.
Does he get drunk much?
A large amount or great extent.
From those to whom much has been given much is expected.
great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time
many in number
high in rank or position
a great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I
a thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable
to a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly
Much is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approx. 30 km north-east of Bonn, and 20 km south-west of Gummersbach.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #160
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Written Corpus Frequency: #164
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Adverbs Frequency: #36
Translations for much
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(by) a great deal; (by) far
She's much prettier than I am; He isn't much older than you; How much further must we walk?; much more easily; He's much the best person to ask.
- كثيراً، جِداArabic
- с многоBulgarian
- muitoPortuguese (BR)
- mnohem, zdalekaCzech
- meget; langtDanish
- palju, kindlaltEstonian
- beaucoup (plus)French
- הָרבֵּה יוֹתֵרHebrew
- sokkal; mennyivel?Hungarian
- jauh lebihIndonesian
- lang-, langsamlega; miklu-Icelandic
- 매우, 몹시Korean
- daug,žymiai, tikraiLithuanian
- jauh lebihMalay
- veel, verrewegDutch
- mye; absolutt, langtNorwegian
- znacznie, o wielePolish
- mult; de la distanţăRomanian
- гораздо, (на)многоRussian
- oveľa; zďalekaSlovak
- mycket, absolutSwedish
- büyük ölçüde, çokTurkish
- 遠超出Chinese (Trad.)
- کہیں زیادہUrdu
- nhiều; lắmVietnamese
- 多Chinese (Simp.)
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