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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    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. Wahid Sediqqi:

    He carried out the attack on poor civilians to spread fear among the people but they will never achieve anything by such brutality.

  2. Chief Executive Officer Bill Downe:

    We're not seeing increases in delinquencies yet, there's likely salary continuation among laid-off workers in the oil sector. There are many two-earner families. That sustains people in a downturn.

  3. Kyle Kondik:

    So just being speaker may eventually take a toll on Ryan’s popularity among Republicans.

  4. Mohammad Khan:

    There was no security at the tournament from the beginning, and bombers usually do not target local civilians unless there are some high-profile government or police officials among them.

  5. Fremont Unified School District:

    Scott Chan was a beloved teacher at AHS among students and colleagues, scott Chan students knew Scott Chan to be an innovative and inspiring teacher who developed a passion for physics among Scott Chan students.

Images & Illustrations of Among

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