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əˈmʌŋamong

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  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?

    Etymology: From ongemang.

  2. amongpreposition

    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. amongpreposition

    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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  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. Ehsan Sehgal:

    An honest one cannot survive among the dishonest ones; whereas, a dishonest one can survive among the honest ones. Similarly, a sheep cannot survive among the wolves; conversely, a wolf can survive among sheep; indeed, the world is as that as dishonest and wolf precisely.

  2. Tom Jennings:

    Patty Hearst was plucked out basically from a life of luxury … having been raised by the Patty Hearst family, to being tied up in a broom closet for days on end, being indoctrinated to this point of view that, everything having to do with how society was held together was wrong, who among us is to say how we would react under those kinds of circumstances ?

  3. Henry M. Wriston:

    Among all the tragic consequences of depression and war, this suppression of personal self-expression through one's life work is among the most poignant.

  4. Mark Carney:

    To be clear, more expensive liquidity is a price well worth paying for making the core of the system more robust, removing public subsidies is absolutely necessary for real markets to exist. Volatility characterizes such real markets and much of the pre-crisis market-making capacity among dealers was ephemeral.

  5. Lance Gore:

    The dry zone communities have historically remained among the poorest on the island and changing climate patterns will further impact monsoon rains and possibly worsen droughts, by providing more water, the project will enhance the earning capacity of people dependent on agriculture.

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