Definition of among in English:
- Waking up to find a hung-over friend of a relative amongst the presents will certainly help that year stand out.
- The central two-hander is set among a group of friends, all of whom are married or about to marry.
- Birds filled the air with their song while butterflies danced amongst the wild flowers.
- The document is now code and the code is now simply one window among others.
- I see the future of Turkey in Europe as a prosperous, tolerant, democratic country among others.
- According to the law, road users must give priority to, among others, the vehicles of state officials.
- Another symbol popular among the gay community is the inverted triangle.
- During the late Nineties the general view among investors was that shares weren't things to be sold.
- She said that the general feeling among communities was that they were tired of these crimes and wanted action to be taken.
- The move helped investigators share documents more easily among themselves.
- The scheme involves venues sharing information about troublemakers among themselves and with the police.
- The cliques of politicians who had shared power among themselves so cynically since the Restoration now came under attack.
- It was also indicated that the grant will be divided among the six participating institutions.
- The king was growing old, and thought to divide his kingdom among his daughters.
- Built for the use of one family, many are now divided among five to six families.
See between (usage).
Old English ongemang (from on 'in' + gemang 'assemblage, mingling'). The -st of amongst represents -s (adverbial genitive) + -t probably by association with superlatives (as in against).
Words that rhyme with amongbung, clung, dung, flung, hung, lung, outflung, rung, shantung, slung, sprung, strung, stung, sung, swung, tongue, underslung, wrung, young
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