much

  • 1 much — [ mʌtʃ ] (comparative more [ mɔr ] ; superlative most [ moust ] ) function word, quantifier *** Much can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable noun): There isn t much time left. How much money do you have? as… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 much — For the complementary uses of much and very, see very. very, much 1. The uses of very and much as intensifying adverbs are for the most part complementary. Very qualifies adjectives and adverbs (very large / very slowly), whereas much qualifies… …

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  • 3 much — /much/, adj., more, most, n., adv., more, most. adj. 1. great in quantity, measure, or degree: too much cake. n. 2. a great quantity, measure, or degree: Much of his research was unreliable. 3. a great, important, or notable thing or matter: The… …

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  • 4 much — [much] adj. more, most [ME muche < muchel, large, much < OE mycel, large in size or quantity < IE base * meĝ(h) , large > Gr megas, L magnus] 1. Obs. many in number 2. great in quantity, amount, degree, etc. adv. more, most …

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  • 5 Much — may refer to: MuchMusic, a cable network in Canada, and its domestic and international spin offs Much (album), an album by Christian band Ten Shekel Shirt Much the Miller s Son, one of Robin Hood s Merry Men from the earliest tales Place name… …

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  • 6 much — ► DETERMINER & PRONOUN (more, most) 1) a large amount. 2) indicating that someone or something is a poor specimen: I m not much of a gardener. ► ADVERB 1) to a great extent; a great deal. 2) for a large part of one s time; often …

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  • 7 Much — Much, adv. [Cf. Icel. mj[ o]k. See {Much}, a.] To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly. Much suffering heroes. Pope. [1913 Webster] Thou art much mightier than we. Gen. xxvi. 16. [1913 Webster] Excellent speech becometh not… …

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  • 9 Much — (m[u^]ch), a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by {More} (m[=o]r), and {Most} (m[=o]st), from another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr. me gas, fem. mega lh,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Much — Much, n. 1. A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I. [1913 Webster] He that gathered much had nothing over. Ex. xvi. 18. [1913 Webster] Note: Muchin this sense can be regarded as an adjective… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 much — [adj] plenty abundant, adequate, a lot of*, ample, complete, considerable, copious, countless, endless, enough, everywhere, extravagant, full, galore, generous, great, heaps*, immeasurable, jam packed*, lavish, loads*, lotsa*, many, mega*, mucho* …

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  • 12 much- — [ mʌtʃ ] prefix a lot: used with the past participles of many verbs for emphasis: a much needed rest a much used phrase …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 much- — UK [mʌtʃ] US prefix a lot used with the past participles of many verbs for emphasis a much needed rest a much used phrase Thesaurus: prefixeshyponym …

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  • 14 much — (adj.) c.1200, worn down by loss of unaccented last syllable from M.E. muchel large, much, from O.E. micel great in amount or extent, from P.Gmc. *mekilaz, from PIE *meg great (see MICKLE (Cf. mickle)). As a noun and an adverb, from c.1200. For… …

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  • 15 much|ly — «MUHCH lee», adverb. much; exceedingly: »Thanks muchly …

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  • 16 Much — Much, Dorf im preuß. Regbez. Köln, Siegkreis, an der Wahn, 225 m ü. M., hat 3 kath. Kirchen, eine Papierfabrik (Hoffnungsthal), eine Bleigrube (Aurora) und (1906) 5983 Einw …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Much — Much, Dorf im preuß. Reg. Bez. Köln, an der Wahn, (1905) 6000 E …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 much — index innumerable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 much — much1 W1S1 [mʌtʃ] adv 1.) by a great amount much better/greater/easier etc ▪ Henry s room is much bigger than mine. ▪ These shoes are much more comfortable. ▪ I m feeling very much better, thank you. much too big/old etc ▪ He was driving much too …

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  • 20 much */*/*/ — UK [mʌtʃ] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Word forms much : comparative more UK [mɔː(r)] / US [mɔr] superlative most UK [məʊst] / US [moʊst] Summary: Much can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable noun):… …

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