plural meaning

EN[ˈplʊə.ɹəl] [ˈplɔː.ɹəl]
  • The plural, in many languages, is one of the values of the grammatical category of number.
  • Words of other types, such as verbs, adjectives and pronouns, also frequently have distinct plural forms, which are used in agreement with the number of their associated nouns.
  • Some languages also have a dual (denoting exactly two of something) or other systems of number categories.
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    Definition of plural in English Dictionary

  • NounPLplurals
    1. (grammar, without plural): the plural number.
      1. (grammar, with plural): a word in the form in which it potentially refers to something other than one person or thing; and other than two things if the language has a dual form.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore pluralSUPmost plural
        1. Consisting of or containing more than one of something.
          1. (comparable) Pluralistic.
            1. Although the nation was far more plural than Canada in the number of its Christian groups
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Banana” has three a’s and one b. (apostrophe "s" used so that the plural of “a” is not confused with the word “as”)
            • "Are" is the third-person plural of the verb "to be".
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of plural for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "plural" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
            Difficultness: Level 3
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 9
            Definite    ➨     Versatile