many meaning

EN[ˈmɛnɪi] [ˈmɛni] [ˈmɪni] [-ɛni] [ˈmæni] [-æni]
  • Many may refer to:
  • plural
  • A quantifier that can be used with count nouns - often preceded by "as" or "too" or "so" or "that"; amounting to a large but indefinite number; "many temptations"; "a good many"; "many directions"; more than a few, more than several
  • Place names
  • Many, Moselle, a commune of the Moselle department, in France
  • Mány, a village in Hungary
  • Many, Louisiana, a town in the United States
  • Many, Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland

    Definition of many in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmanies
    1. A multitude; a great aggregate; a mass of people; the generality; the common herd.
      1. A considerable number.
      2. Pronoun
        1. A collective mass of people.
          1. Democracy must balance the rights of the few against the will of the many
          2. A great many do not understand this. ‎
        2. An indefinite large number of people or things.
          1. Many are called, but few are chosen. ‎
      3. Determiner
        1. An indefinite large number of.
          1. many people enjoy playing chess;  there are many different ways to cook a meal ‎
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • There are many theories regarding the sociogenesis of language.
          • The editor composed a historical journal from many individual letters.
          • They put on her a purple vest, thickly embroidered with gold and pearls, underdrawers of scarlet silk, and gauze trousers (such as Eastern women wear) of many folds.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Many US states have outlawed studs due to the damage they cause to paved roads.
          • Many parents become embarrassed by their children throwing tantrums in public places.
          • Many videos come with features that show what went on behind the scenes to make the movie and special effects.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Determiners
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Pronouns
              • Indefinite pronouns
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            2. en manye
            3. en many a
            4. en many an
            5. en manyatta
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of many for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "many" is a determiner. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
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            Definiteness: Level 9
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