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?
Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.
He is among the few who completely understand the subject.
Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.
Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.
Origin: From ongemang.
alt. of Amongst
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-mung′, Amongst, a-mungst′, prep. of the number of: amidst. [A.S. on-gemang—mengan, to mingle.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #363
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Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2359
The numerical value of among in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of among in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- من بينArabic
- در میانPersian
- के बीच मेंHindi
- trong sốVietnamese
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