a great amount or extent
"they did much for humanity"
(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
"not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
to a great degree or extent
"she's much better now"
"he was much annoyed"
a lot, lots, a good deal, a great deal, much, very much(adverb)
to a very great degree or extent
"I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely
"much the same thing happened every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god"
much, a great deal, often(adverb)
frequently or in great quantities
"I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
To a great extent.
Does he get drunk much?
A large amount or great extent.
From those to whom much has been given much is expected.
great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time
many in number
high in rank or position
a great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I
a thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable
to a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly
Origin: [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr. me`gas, fem. mega`lh, great, and Icel. mjk, adv., much. 103. See Mickle.]
Much is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approx. 30 km north-east of Bonn, and 20 km south-west of Gummersbach.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
much, adj. great in size, quantity, or extent: long in duration.—adv. to a great degree: by far: often or long: almost.—n. a great quantity: a strange thing.—adj. Much′el (Spens.), much.—n. Much′ness, state of being much.—Much about it, something like what it usually is; Much of a muchness=just about the same value or amount.—Make much of (see Make); Not so much as, not even; Too much for, more than a match for. [M. E. muche, moche, muchel, mochel—A.S. mic-el; cf. Ice. mjök.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #160
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Written Corpus Frequency: #164
Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Adverbs Frequency: #36
The numerical value of much in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of much in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- كثيرًا, كثيرArabic
- moltCatalan, Valencian
- moc, mnohem, mnohoCzech
- beaucoup, beaucoup deFrench
- a lán, móránIrish
- बहुत, अधिकHindi
- sok, nagyonHungarian
- 多く, 多い, 沢山Japanese
- dużo, bardzoPolish
- ډېرPashto, Pushto
- мно́го, о́ченьRussian
- tr=adhikam, tr=ati, बहुSanskrit
- мно̏гӣ, mnȍgī, мно̏го, mnȍgoSerbo-Croatian
- veľa, mnohoSlovak
- mycken, mycketSwedish
- אַ סךYiddish
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