Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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; quantifier, plural pronoun; quantifier, plural
    "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, informal]
Noun: many  me-nee
  1. A large number or amount
    - tons [informal], dozens, heaps [informal], lots, piles [informal], scores, stacks [informal], loads [informal], rafts [informal], slews, wads [informal], oodles [informal], gobs [N. Amer, informal], scads [N. Amer, informal], lashings [Brit, informal], masses [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: manies

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, Masovian Voivodeship