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Definition of 'much'


  1. a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity"


  1. (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
       Antonyms: little


  1. to a great degree or extent; "she's much better now"
  2. very; "he was much annoyed"
  3. to a very great degree or extent; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
       Synonyms: a lot a good deal a great deal very much
  4. (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely; "much the same thing happened every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god"
       Synonyms: practically
  5. frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
       Synonyms: a great deal often

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