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Adjective: many  me-nee
  1. A quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'as' or 'too' or 'so' or 'that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    "many temptations"; "the temptations are many"; "a good many"; "a great many"; "many directions"; "take as many apples as you like"; "too many clouds to see"; "never saw so many people";
    - beaucoup [US, dialect]
Noun: many  me-nee
  1. A large number or amount
    - tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs [N. Amer], scads [N. Amer], lashings [Brit], masses [Brit]

See also: galore, legion, many a, many an, many another, more, multiplicity, numerosity, numerous, numerousness, some, umpteen, umteen [non-standard]

Type of: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Antonym: few

Encyclopedia: Many, Many Monkeys