Definitions for muchmʌtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

muchmʌtʃ(adj.)more, most

  1. (adj.)great in quantity, measure, or degree:

    too much cake.

  2. (pron.)a great quantity, measure, or degree:

    There wasn't much to do.

    Category: Function Word

  3. a great, important, or notable thing or matter:

    not much to look at.

  4. (adv.)to a great extent or degree:

    to talk too much.

  5. nearly, approximately, or about:

    much like the others.

  6. 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.

    Category: Idiom

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. much(adj)

    a great amount or extent

    "they did much for humanity"

  2. much(a)(adverb)

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

    "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"

  3. much(adverb)

    to a great degree or extent

    "she's much better now"

  4. much(adverb)

    very

    "he was much annoyed"

  5. 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"

  6. much, practically(adverb)

    (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"

  7. 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

  1. much(determiner)ʌtʃ

    used to ask about quantity

    How much money do you have?; Is there much bread left?

  2. muchʌtʃ

    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.

  3. muchʌtʃ

    not a very good

    I'm not much of a dancer.

  4. much(pronoun)ʌtʃ

    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.

  5. much(adverb)ʌtʃ

    to a great degree

    I don't like broccoli much.; We'd very much appreciate any help you can give us.

  6. muchʌtʃ

    used with comparative adjectives to mean a lot

    I'm much better at French than he is.; It's much colder up north.

Wiktionary

  1. much(Adverb)

    To a great extent.

  2. much(Adverb)

    Often; frequently.

    Does he get drunk much?

  3. much(Pronoun)

    A large amount or great extent.

    From those to whom much has been given much is expected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Much

    great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time

  2. Much

    many in number

  3. Much

    high in rank or position

  4. Much(noun)

    a great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I

  5. Much(noun)

    a thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable

  6. Much(adj)

    to a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly

Freebase

  1. Much

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #160

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Written Corpus Frequency: #164

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Adverbs Frequency: #36


Translations for much

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

much(adverb)

(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.

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