Synonyms of many 1 : consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number worked for many years the many advantages of an education 2 : being one of a large but indefinite number many a man many another student many 2 of 3 pronoun plural in construction : a large number of persons or things many are called many 3 of 3 noun
constituting or forming a large number; numerous: many people. noting each one of a large number (usually followed by a or an): For many a day it rained. noun. a large or considerable number of persons or things: A good many of the beggars were blind. the many, the greater part of humankind. pronoun.
adjective Definition of many as in numerous being of a large but indefinite number a journey of many miles begins with a single step Synonyms & Similar Words Relevance numerous multiple several some countless all kinds of multitudinous various legion innumerable quite a few multiplex multifold beaucoup numberless untold uncountable myriad sundry
Meaning of many in English. many. determiner, pronoun. uk / ˈmen.i / us / ˈmen.i /. A1. used mainly in negative sentences and questions and with "too", "so", and "as" to mean "a large number of": I don't have many clothes. Not many people have heard of him. There are n't very many weekends between now and Christmas.
as many as — used to suggest that a number or amount is surprisingly large She read as many as 60 books! As many as 60 students competed for the prize. They lost by as many as 20 points. many a/an formal + literary — used with a singular noun to refer to a large number of things or people It remained a mystery for many a year. [=for many years]