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Much Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    much adj : (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage" [syn: much(a)] [ant: little(a)] n : a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity" adv
  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" [syn: 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" [syn: practically]
  5. frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much" [syn: a great deal, often]
Much Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Much \Much\, adv. [Cf. Icel. mj["o]k. See Much, a.] To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly. ``Much suffering heroes.'' --Pope. Thou art much mightier than we. --Gen. xxvi. 16. Excellent speech becometh not a fool, much less do lying lips a prince. --Prov. xvii. 7. Henceforth I fly not death, nor would prolong Life much. --Milton. All left the world much as they found it. --Sir W. Temple.
Much Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Much \Much\, n.
  1. A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I. He that gathered much had nothing over. --Ex. xvi. 18. Note: Muchin this sense can be regarded as an adjective qualifying a word unexpressed, and may, therefore, be modified by as, so, too, very.
  2. A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable. And [he] thought not much to clothe his enemies. --Milton. To make much of, to treat as something of especial value or worth.
Much Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Much \Much\, a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by More, and Most, from another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr. ?, fem. ?, great, and Icel. mj["o]k, adv., much. [root]10
  1. See Mickle.]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Much'

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  • Much Hadham: Much Hadham is a village and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire , Hertfordshire , England , formerly known as Great ...
  • Much the Miller's Son: Much the Miller's Son was, in the tales of Robin Hood , one of his Merry Men . He appears in some of the oldest ballad s, A Gest of Robyn ...
  • Much, North Rhine-Westphalia: Much (ˈmuːx) is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany . It is situated approx. 30 km north-east ...
  • Much (album): Much is the first album by Christian rock band Ten Shekel Shirt , released in 2001. The album was nominated for the 2002 Dove Award for ...
  • Much Wenlock: Much Wenlock, earlier known simply as "Wenlock" - probably derived from the Welsh (the native language of the area in the early medieval ...

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* Misogynist A man who hates women as much as women hate one another. - H.L. Mencken

* To die for an idea it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true - H.L. Mencken

* Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages. - H.L. Mencken

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