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Definition of "much" [much]

  • Great in quantity, degree, or extent: not much rain; much affection. (adjective)
  • A large quantity or amount: Much has been written. (noun)
  • Something great or remarkable: The campus wasn't much to look at. (noun)
  • To a great degree or extent: much smarter. (adverb)
  • Just about; almost: much the same. (adverb)
  • A great quantity or degree of (determiner)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as pronoun) (determiner)
  • Considerably (adverb)
  • Practically; nearly (esp in the phrase much the same) (adverb)
  • Often; a great deal (adverb)
  • Impressive or important (adjective)

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Use "much" in a sentence
  • "I don't like how they're just using Harry Potter for money, but if they're gonna do two, at least they can take it much more in-depth and add much more detail than they might have done with one. bird does anyone know what the whole fighting scene is where they show harry ron and hermione running thru a forest? i dont remember that in the books..."
  • "He needs to loose the wieght because it will make him feel much *much* better, the vet agrees."
  • "Instead I spent too much time writing notes, making the effort to find just the right words to show how much… anyway, the point is that I should have just been sending them all along."