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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.

Wikipedia

  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

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. Justin Amash:

    Republicans aren't fighting amongst themselves. Republicans back home are pretty clear. When I'm back home, Republicans are very supportive of my efforts and other efforts here. They are not happy about the direction that our conference is taking.

  2. Adam Marshall:

    The utter dismay amongst businesses watching events in Westminster can not be exaggerated, our firms are worried, investors around the world are baffled and disappointed, and markets are showing serious strain as this political saga goes on and on.

  3. Francis Quarles:

    Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself. If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend rather than the gloss of a sweet lipped flatterer; there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness.

  4. Mark Vargas:

    Deer just live there, they live amongst all the people and when that happens there's going to be conflict.

  5. Derry Taylor:

    It seems that some forms of communication are much more widely shared amongst mammalian species than we previously thought.

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    • A. tacky
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