Pronunciation: mŭch
a.1.Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in.
- Deut. xxviii. 38.
2.Many in number.
Edom came out against him with much people.
- Num. xx. 20.
3.High in rank or position.
n.1.A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I.
He that gathered much had nothing over.
- Ex. xvi. 18.
2.A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable.
And [he] thought not much to clothe his enemies.
- Milton.
To make much of
to treat as something of especial value or worth.
adv.1.To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly.
Thou art much mightier than we.
- Gen. xxvi. 16.
Excellent speech becometh not a fool, much less do lying lips a prince.
- Prov. xvii. 7.
Henceforth I fly not death, nor would prolong
Life much.
- Milton.
All left the world much as they found it.
- Sir W. Temple.
Noun1.much - a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity"
Adj.1.much - (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
little - (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little hope remained"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "a little time is left"
Adv.1.much - to a great degree or extent; "she's much better now"
2.much - very; "he was much annoyed"
3.much - to a very great degree or extent; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
4.much - (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely; "much the same thing happened every time"
Synonyms: practically
5.much - frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
Synonyms: a great deal, often
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Muammar al-Qaddafi
Muammar el-Qaddafi
-- Much --
much as
Much of a muchness
mucic acid
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