What does much mean?

Definitions for muchmʌtʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word much.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. much(adj)

    a great amount or extent

    "they did much for humanity"

  2. much(a)(adverb)

    (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent

    "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"

  3. much(adverb)

    to a great degree or extent

    "she's much better now"

  4. much(adverb)


    "he was much annoyed"

  5. 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"

  6. much, practically(adverb)

    (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"

  7. much, a great deal, often(adverb)

    frequently or in great quantities

    "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"


  1. much(Adverb)

    To a great extent.

  2. much(Adverb)

    Often; frequently.

    Does he get drunk much?

  3. much(Pronoun)

    A large amount or great extent.

    From those to whom much has been given much is expected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Much

    great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time

  2. Much

    many in number

  3. Much

    high in rank or position

  4. Much(noun)

    a great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I

  5. Much(noun)

    a thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable

  6. Much(adj)

    to a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly

  7. 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.]


  1. Much

    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

  1. Much

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #160

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Written Corpus Frequency: #164

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'much' in Adverbs Frequency: #36


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of much in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of much in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peggy Vincent:

    Thank you so much.

  2. Jennifer Bosse:

    That helps so much!

  3. Terence Howard:

    We have so much fun.

  4. Karen Langhart:

    We miss her so much.

  5. Lennard Davis:

    A law can do so much.

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