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Definitions for Among
əˈmʌŋAmong

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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?

    Etymology: From ongemang.

  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.

    Etymology: From ongemang.

  3. among(Preposition)

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

    Etymology: 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.]

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, Mango

  2. Mango

How to pronounce Among?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Indian

How to say Among in sign language?

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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. David Cantillon:

    Important warning signs are often missed among a large volume of nuisance alarms, this is referred to as alarm fatigue, and this has been associated with serious adverse outcomes, including patient deaths across the United States.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    Our (military) commitments will, among other things, ensure that the Royal Canadian Navy is able to operate as a blue water fleet well into the future, by choosing to replace the existing CF-18s with a more affordable aircraft than the F-35s, we will be able to guarantee the delivery of current procurements for the navy.

  3. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    There are always survivors at a massacre. Among the victors, if nowhere else.

  4. Saul Bellow:

    In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries.

  5. Francis A. Carter:

    There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.

Images & Illustrations of Among

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