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many

man·y

many

 
 
pronunciation:
me ni
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: more, most
definition: a large number of.
There are many rooms in the hotel.
synonyms:
numerous
antonyms:
few
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a large number of persons or things.
Many of the children got sick.Many of the chairs were broken.
synonyms:
lots, plenty
antonyms:
few
similar words:
army, barrel, crowd, number, pile
many or much?
Many is used with words for things that we can count. Much is used with words for things that we cannot count.
Compare:
  • Do you have many things to do today?
  • Do you have much work to do today?
  • I didn't eat many cookies.
  • I didn't eat much cake.
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