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Definitions of much

  1. to a very great degree or extent; " we enjoyed ourselves very much"; " she was very much interested"; " this would help a great deal"
  2. frequently or in great quantities; " I don't drink much"; " I don't travel much"
  3. a great amount or extent; " they did much for humanity"
  4. ( degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely; " much the same thing happened every time"
  5. very; " he was much annoyed"
  6. to a great degree or extent; " she's much better now"
  7. Most.
  8. For the most part.
  9. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
  10. Many in number.
  11. High in rank or position.
  12. A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I.
  13. A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable.
  14. To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly.
  15. More.
  16. Great in quantity or amount; as, much wealth; long in duration; as, much time.
  17. To a great degree or extent; as, to be much obliged; nearly.
  18. A great quantity; something considerable or unusual.
  19. Great in quantity: long in duration.
  20. To a great degree: by far: often or long: almost.
  21. A great quantity: a strange thing.
  22. In a great degree.
  23. A great quantity.
  24. Great in quantity.
  25. To a great degree.
  26. Great in quantity or amount.
  27. A large quantity.
  28. An important thing.
  29. Great in quantity or amount; long in duration.
  30. In a great degree; by far; nearly; often or long.
  31. A great quantity; a great matter. As much or so much, an equal quantity. Too much, an excessive quantity. To make much of, to value, or esteem, or fondle.
  32. Great in quantity or amount; long in time.
  33. To a great degree; greatly; nearly.
  34. A great deal; a great quantity; a heavy service or burden; comp. more; superl. most: to make much of, to treat with regard; to pamper; to fondle.
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Usage examples for much

  1. I like her very, very much. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. No, sir, then you do not know much about him. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. I love Weybridge too very much.... – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  4. How much better it would be for her to die! – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  5. Why did you say so much if you did not mean it, Philippa?" – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  6. They have as much right to it as we. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  7. So much for me. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. There is much yet to be done there, my dear Heltzendorff. – The Secrets of Potsdam by William Le Queux
  9. Much too good for me." – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  10. But so much the better for you. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  11. How much there is to know. – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  12. I think so much ... – Tales by Polish Authors by Various
  13. " No, you think I don't know much. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  14. No, no; that is too much! – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  15. That was not much. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  16. Of course, I can't say just how much,- this is just a try- out; you understand that. – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  17. How much of his will had he indeed, surrendered? – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  18. She was afraid that she had said too much. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  19. Well-" " How much will that be? – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  20. Oh, I may as well, now you know so much. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
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