1. adjective, comp.
(more; superl. most)
много; much snow много снега; much time много времени
much water has flown under the bridge since that time = много воды утекло с тех пор
to be too much for оказаться не по силам кому-л.
2. adverb
(comp. more; superl. most)
1) очень; I am much obliged to you я вам очень благодарен
2) гораздо, значительно; much more natural гораздо естественнее; much better намного лучше
3) почти, приблизительно; much of a size (a height, etc.) почти того же размера (той же высоты и т. п.); much (about) the same почти (одно и) то же, почти такой же
not much отнюдь нет; ни в коем случае
3. noun
to make much of
а) высоко ценить; быть высокого мнения;
б) носиться с кем-л., чем-л.
he is not much of a scholar он не слишком образованный человек
much of a muchness collocation почти (одно и) то же; = одного поля ягода
much will have more посл. = деньги к деньгам
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1 (d) гораздо; много; намного
2 (p) много
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(more, most) 1) много 2) очень, гораздо
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[mʌtʃ] n. многое adj. очень, гораздо больше adv. очень, много, почти, приблизительно, гораздо, значительно
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1. прил.; сравн. - more; превосх. - most обильный, богатый; присутствующий в большом количестве или объеме 2. нареч.; сравн. - more; превосх. - most 1) весьма, очень, сильно; в большой степени 2) (при сравн. ст.) гораздо 3) близко 3. сущ. 1) многое; большое количество 2) что-л., заслуживающее внимания, важное

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  • much — [much] adj. more, most [ME muche < muchel, large, much < OE mycel, large in size or quantity < IE base * meĝ(h) , large > Gr megas, L magnus] 1. Obs. many in number 2. great in quantity, amount, degree, etc. adv. more, most …   English World dictionary

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  • much — ► DETERMINER & PRONOUN (more, most) 1) a large amount. 2) indicating that someone or something is a poor specimen: I m not much of a gardener. ► ADVERB 1) to a great extent; a great deal. 2) for a large part of one s time; often …   English terms dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Thou art much mightier than we. Gen. xxvi. 16. [1913 Webster] Excellent speech becometh not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Much — (m[u^]ch), a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by {More} (m[=o]r), and {Most} (m[=o]st), from another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr. me gas, fem. mega lh,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • much — [adj] plenty abundant, adequate, a lot of*, ample, complete, considerable, copious, countless, endless, enough, everywhere, extravagant, full, galore, generous, great, heaps*, immeasurable, jam packed*, lavish, loads*, lotsa*, many, mega*, mucho* …   New thesaurus

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