What does among mean?

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
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    Karen
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    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. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Possible is more a matter of attitude, a matter of decision, to choose among the impossible possibilities, when one sound opportunity becomes a possible solution.

  2. Joe Biden:

    There is so much we can do -- practical, sensible steps that draw broad support among the American people.

  3. Bob Merrit:

    We got negative customer counts between eight percent to ten percent on average among the 18 restaurants, and we tried it for quite a while, tried communicating it different ways, so in those 14 restaurants, we are going back to the more traditional structure.

  4. William M. Evarts:

    It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne

  5. Hayley Mark:

    Syphilis is a continuing trend among men who have sex with men, and it's really a crisis in this group, one thing that is very new in this report is the increase in syphilis among women.

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