(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'.

Inputed by Delia--From WordNet


(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.

Editor: Orville

Synonyms and Synonymous

a. Abundant, plenteous, a great deal of, a great quantity or amount of.

ad. [1]. Greatly, abundantly, far, by far, to a great degree.[2]. Often, long, frequently, earnestly, a great deal.[3]. Nearly, almost, about the same.

Typed by Judy

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Abundant, plenteous, greatly, abundantly, fur, considerable, ample

ANT:Little, scant, slightly, shortly, short, near

Edited by Barrett


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.

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