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əˈmʌŋst, əˈmʌŋkstamongst

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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.

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  1. Amongst

    While is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction. Its meaning varies largely based on its intended function, position in the phrase and even the writer or speaker's regional dialect. As a conjunction, it is synonymous with the word whilst, a form often considered archaic in American English, as well as in some style guides on both sides of the Atlantic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amongst

    mixed or mingled; surrounded by

  2. Amongst

    conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number of; in the number or class of

  3. Amongst

    expressing a relation of dispersion, distribution, etc.; also, a relation of reciprocal action

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Amongst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2330

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Amongst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2080

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amongst in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amongst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Amongst in a Sentence

  1. Robert Brewer:

    It's a two-way street, drinking amongst young people in high school can affect their drinking as adults, and it's also true that drinking by adults can affect students.

  2. Michael Levin:

    The electrical communication amongst cells is really important for tumor suppression, the bigger picture is to understand how these voltages are passed among cells and how they control the transfer of chemical signals among cells.

  3. Joe Connolly:

    If we brought them in and we just displayed them in the citrus section, amongst everything else, they'd probably be lost.

  4. Taliban Islamists:

    There are people in their thousands, as you’ve seen, crowding around the entrances to the airport, and there have been, unfortunately, injuries as well. And, we have had to address some of those amongst our passenger cohorts too. It is dangerous.

  5. Bhagavad Gita:

    The self-controlled soul, who moves amongst sense objects, free from either attachment or repulsion, he wins eternal Peace.

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