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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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    Karen
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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. One Mukalla resident:

    We carry out our lives normally, they walk among the people, of course they're trying to create a popular haven.

  2. Ivan Alcantara:

    The deaths of the couple and Miranda are the ones that really put this in the international spotlight, were waiting for the authorities to conclude their tests. When they report the results, and if theres a relation, a link among the deaths, a pattern -- which right now we dont see, and dont believe there is -- then well have an official response. The toxicological results either will put an end to this chapter and we can move on, or it will lead to something else and we will have to address it.

  3. Cometan:

    Meet not my creator will I for I am but a mere dot among dots within a dot on a black canvas of dots.

  4. Stephane Dujarric:

    We do not know yet the total number of pregnant girls among those rescued, the screening is still ongoing.

  5. Salvador Perez-Moreno:

    The loss of work and reduction of wages is concentrated among adults living with children. Therefore children run a greater chance of being poor than other sectors of the population.

Images & Illustrations of among

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