|a.||1.||Relating to, or containing, more than one; designating two or more; |
|n.||1.||(Gram.) The plural number; that form of a word which expresses or denotes more than one; a word in the plural form.|
|Noun||1.||plural - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one|
Synonyms: plural form
|Adj.||1.||plural - grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units|
singular - grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit
PLURAL. A term used in grammar, which signifies more than one.
2. Sometimes, however, it may be so expressed that it means only one, as, if a man were to devise to another all he was worth, if he, the testator, died without children, and he died leaving one child, the devise would not take effect. See Dig. 50, 16, 148; Id. 35, 1, 101, 1; Id. 3 1, 17, 4 Code, 6, 49, 6, 2; Shelf. on L 559, 589. See Singular.