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əˈmʌŋamong

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Wiktionary

  1. amongpreposition

    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. amongpreposition

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

    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.

  3. amongpreposition

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

  4. Etymology: From ongemang.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Among, Amongstprep.

    Etymology: amang, gemang, Saxon.

    Amongst strawberries sow here and there some borage-seed; and you shall find the strawberries under those leaves far more large than their fellows. Francis Bacon, Natural Hist. №. 441.

    The voice of God they heard,
    Now walking in the garden, by soft winds
    Brought to their ears, while day declin’d: they heard,
    And from his presence hid themselves, among
    The thickest trees, both man and wife. Paradise Lost.

    I have then, as you see, observed the failings of many great wits amongst the moderns, who have attempted to write an epic poem. John Dryden, Juvenal, Dedicat.

    There were, among the old Roman statues, several of Venus in different postures and habits; as there are many particular figures of her made after the same design. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. among

    Relating to a group or team of people.

    There is a beautiful feeling of love, unity, solidarity and understanding among the people of the world.


    Submitted by MaryC on May 20, 2020  

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

  2. Mango

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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

Examples of Among in a Sentence

  1. Antony Blinken:

    People bring strongly held views to pretty much every issue that we deal with, and especially when it's an issue that engenders real passion, like Haiti, the level of desperation among the migrants is something that can't help but powerfully affect all of us, and so I really understand the passion that comes with this, and I understand Dan's passion. But that's also why both on a personal level and institutionally, we are committed to doing all we can to support the people of Haiti now and going forward.

  2. Henry Fernandez:

    During slavery, there was a belief among slave owners that these families could be ripped apart and there was no need to think about how they ever might be brought back together.

  3. Luciano Kliemaschewsk:

    Pearson is happy with our results, brazil has stood out among emerging markets and we've taken on a position of prominence (in the company). We joke that there's no crisis around here.

  4. Miguel De Cervantes:

    Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.

  5. Daniela Handwerk:

    Initially, there was fear among the neighbors and I don't exclude myself, i have two small children and of course I was worried about what was going to happen here.

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