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Synonyms of many in English:


  • 1 many animals were killed
    numerous, a great/good deal of, a lot of, plenty of, countless, innumerable, scores of, crowds of, droves of, an army of, a horde of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, multitudinous, multiple, untold;
    several, various, sundry, diverse, assorted, multifarious;
    copious, abundant, profuse, an abundance of, a profusion of
    informal lots of, umpteen, loads of, masses of, stacks of, scads of, heaps of, piles of, bags of, tons of, oodles of, dozens of, hundreds of, thousands of, millions of, billions of, zillions of, gazillions of, bajillions of, a slew of, a boatload of, more —— than one can shake a stick at
    literary myriad, divers
    [Antonyms] few
  • plural noun

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  • 1 the issue of sacrificing the individual for the sake of the many
    people, common people, masses, multitude, populace, public, rank and file, proletariat, mob
    derogatory hoi polloi, (common) herd, riffraff, rabble, great unwashed, proles, plebs
    [Antonyms] few
  • Word links

    multi-, poly- forming words meaning ‘more than one,’ such as multicultural (‘relating to several cultural or ethnic groups’) and polyphonic (‘having many sounds or voices’)
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