many

many
1. n множество, многие; много

many of these books — многие из этих книг

a great many of the tourists were tired — многие туристы устали

the book has many inadvertences — в книге много погрешностей

roof with many protrusions — крыша со многими выступами

reforms in many directions — реформы во многих областях

too many — слишком многие; слишком большое количество

many another has seen it — это видели и многие другие

2. n большинство, массы, народ

contempt for the many — презрение к толпе

an alloy of many peoples — сплав многих народов

he has ever so many friends — у него масса друзей

how many people were there? — сколько там было народу?

3. a многие, многочисленные; много

many people — многие люди

many people think so — многие так считают

like so many people — подобно многим людям

not so many — не так много

there are not so many people here — здесь не так много народу

of many kinds — многих сортов

a woman of many moods — женщина, у которой часто меняется настроение

in many instances — во многих случаях

for many years — много лет, долгие годы

we shall see him before many weeks have passed — мы увидим его всего через несколько недель, мы его скоро увидим

how many? — сколько?

how many people are here? — сколько здесь людей?

how many questions does one have to answer? — на сколько вопросов нужно дать ответ?

not so many as — меньше, чем

many a man — многие

many a time — много раз

this book carries many tables — в книге много таблиц

to meet with many misfortunes — испытать много горя

many changes have taken place — многое изменилось

after many mishaps — после многочисленных неудач

great many — очень многие; большое количество

4. a много-; разно-

many-coloured, many-hued — многоцветный; разноцветный

many-sided — многосторонний

many times — много раз

how many times — сколько раз

many times more — во много раз больше

I have many books — у меня много книг

many years ago — много лет тому назад, давно

Синонимический ряд:
numerous (adj.) innumerable; legion; manifold; multifarious; multiform; multitudinal; multitudinous; myriad; numerous; plural; populous; several; sundry; varied; various; voluminous
Антонимический ряд:
few; infrequent; rare; scarce; uncommon

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  • Many — Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D. menig,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many a — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • many — [men′ē] adj. more, most [ME < OE manig, akin to Ger manch (OHG manag) < IE base * menegh , many, richly > Sans maghā , gift, OIr menicc, abundant] 1. consisting of some large, indefinite number (of persons or things); numerous 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • many a/an — formal + literary used with a singular noun to refer to a large number of things or people It remained a mystery for many a year. [=for many years] I ve been there many a time. [=many times] Many a tale was told. [=many tales were told] Man …   Useful english dictionary

  • Many — Ma ny, n. [AS. menigeo, menigo, menio, multitude; akin to G. menge, OHG. manag[=i], menig[=i], Goth. managei. See {Many}, a.] 1. The populace; the common people; the majority of people, or of a community. [1913 Webster] After him the rascal many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • many — many, several, sundry, various, divers, numerous, multifarious mean consisting of a large number or comprising a large group. Many implies a likeness between the individuals or units in class, category, kind, or sort; except that it vaguely… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Many — may refer to: plural A quantifier that can be used with count nouns often preceded by as or too or so or that ; amounting to a large but indefinite number; many temptations ; a good many ; many directions ; more than a few, more than several… …   Wikipedia

  • Many — Many …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mány — Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • many — 1. Many, like much, tends to sound more formal in positive contexts (They have many friends) than in negative ones (They do not have many friends). In conversation and less formal written English, a lot of (or, even more informally, lots of) is… …   Modern English usage

  • Mány — Mány …   Wikipedia


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