(noun.) a great amount or extent; 'they did much for humanity'.
(adj.) (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; 'not much rain'; 'much affection'; 'much grain is in storage' .
(adv.) (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'.
(adv.) very; 'he was much annoyed'.
(adv.) to a great degree or extent; 'she's much better now'.
(adv.) frequently or in great quantities; 'I don't drink much'; 'I don't travel much'.
(Compar. & superl. wa) Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
(Compar. & superl. wa) Many in number.
(Compar. & superl. wa) High in rank or position.
(n.) A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I.
(n.) A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable.
(a.) To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly.
a. Abundant, plenteous, a great deal of, a great quantity or amount of.
ad. . Greatly, abundantly, far, by far, to a great degree.. Often, long, frequently, earnestly, a great deal.. Nearly, almost, about the same.
SYN:Abundant, plenteous, greatly, abundantly, fur, considerable, ample
ANT:Little, scant, slightly, shortly, short, near
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.
- It was not good for him to talk too much, and when he was silent, we were silent too. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- I am much better here,' said Little Dorrit, faintly. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- They are a smaller horde than the Tharks but much more ferocious. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- They are very much better, John. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- I know this in much the same way, I suppose. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- So old an art, and so great and continuous a need for its products necessarily must have resulted in much development and progress. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Such companies, therefore, commonly draw to themselves much greater stocks, than any private copartnery can boast of. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- I almost dread to-morrow--so much depends on my discretion and self-control. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- And then I asked him if I might come to see you; because I felt so much for his trouble and yours. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- This is the arm of which so much was heard during the recent war with Spain, and against which our soldiers had to contend. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- It ended in my moving into the house next Lady-day, and starting in practice on very much the same conditions as he had suggested. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- King George III, who had begun his reign in 1760, was resolved to be much more of a king than his two German predecessors. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- Much depends on the proper consistency of the ink. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- Shall I play some of those little melodies of Mozart's which you used to like so much? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.