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much

much

 
pronunciation:
muhch
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
features:
Language Note
part of speech: adjective
inflections: more, most
definition: great in degree, number, or amount.
You don't have much time to finish your homework.There isn't much time before the sun goes down.
synonyms:
abundant, ample, plentiful, profuse
antonyms:
little
similar words:
considerable, sufficient
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a great amount or number.
There is always much to do before the holidays.
synonyms:
lot, plenty
antonyms:
little
similar words:
abundance, heaps, quantity, stacks, tons
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: more, most
definition 1: to a great degree.
The others don't like him much.Do you go to the movies much?
antonyms:
little
similar words:
far, greatly, highly, particularly, way, well
definition 2: nearly.
She and I are much the same.
synonyms:
nearly
antonyms:
hardly
similar words:
almost, practically
Language Note
Much or many? Which word is right for your sentence? Use many with things you can count. The answer to the question "how many?" will include a number.

Many fish are in the aquarium. How many fish? Fourteen fish.

Use much with things that cannot be counted. The answer to the question "how much?" will include an amount.

So much snow fell last night. How much snow? A lot of snow.