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Synonyms of many in English:

determiner & adjective

  • 1 he has many faults
    numerous, a great/good deal of, a lot of, a large/great number of, great quantities of, plenty of, countless, innumerable, scores of, crowds of, droves of, an army of, a horde of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, multitudinous, numberless, multiple, untold;
    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, more … than one can shake a stick at
    British informal shedload
    North American informal a slew of, gazillions of, bazillions of, gobs of
    Australian/New Zealand informal a swag of
    vulgar slang a shitload of
    literary myriad, divers
    [Antonyms] few
  • 2 (the many) sacrificing the individual for the sake of the many
    the people, the common people, the masses, the multitude, the majority, the populace, the public, the rank and file, the crowd, the commonalty, the commonality
    derogatory the hoi polloi, the common herd, the mob, the proletariat, the rabble, the riff-raff, the great unwashed, the canaille, the proles, the plebs
    [Antonyms] aristocracy
  • Word links

    multi- related prefix, as in multicoloured, multibuy
    poly- related prefix, as in polytechnic, polyunsaturated
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