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much

  

      determiner  
1   
a    usually used with a negative   a great quantity or degree of  
there isn't much honey left     
b    (as pronoun)  
much has been learned from this     
2    a bit much  
Informal   rather excessive  
3    as much   exactly that  
I suspected as much when I heard     
4    make much of      See       make of       4  
5    not much of   not to any appreciable degree or extent  
he's not much of an actor really     
6    not up to much  
Informal   of a low standard  
this beer is not up to much     
7    think much of   used with a negative   to have a high opinion of  
I don't think much of his behaviour     
      adv  
8    considerably  
they're much better now     
9    practically; nearly (esp. in the phrase much the same)  
10    usually used with a negative   often; a great deal  
it doesn't happen much in this country     
11    (as) much as   even though; although  
much as I'd like to, I can't come     
      adj  
12    predicative; usually used with a negative   impressive or important  
this car isn't much        (See also)        more       most  
     (Old English mycel; related to Old English micel great, Old Saxon mikil, Gothic mikils; compare also Latin magnus, Greek megas)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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n.
well-known, intelligent and highly respected person
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
n.
a small group of people or things within a much larger group
There are a lot of national minorities in my home country (Denmark). We have a lot of people from Poland, Somalia etc.
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
someone who talks too much
[Australia] ; [NZ]
n.
boring person
n.
idiot, ridiculous person
colloquial
n.
person at a party
n.
person addicted to heroine
slang
n.
person that you date
adj.
undesirable, at much lower standards than expected
synonym for "shitty"
v.
to train too much, to train excessively
Coaches can't overtrain the athletes before a championship.
n.
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
[Fam.]
n.
a person passionate about astronomy
n.
a person born on February 29
syn.: leaper
n.
a person addicted to downloading apps
n.
a person who hunts wild animals
HUNTING
n.
a popular person in a community
v.
to practice something excessively, to train too much
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
a militarist; person who urges war
Synonyms: warmonger, militant
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
n.
unattractive person, looking dirty and/or smelling bad
n.
person or tool who creates or translates subtitles
[Fam.]
n.
a senior person who is an Internet user
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