Synonyms of many in English:


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determiner & adjective

1‘he has many faults’


numerous, a good deal of, a great deal of, a lot of, a great number of, a large number of, great quantities of, plenty of, countless, innumerable, scores of, crowds of, droves of, an army of, a horde of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, multitudinous, numberless, multiple, untold

several, various, sundry, diverse, assorted, multifarious

copious, abundant, profuse, an abundance of, a profusion of


informal lots of, umpteen, eleventy, loads of, masses of, stacks of, scads of, heaps of, piles of, bags of, tons of, oodles of, dozens of, hundreds of, thousands of, millions of, billions of, zillions of, more … than one can shake a stick at

British informal shedload

North American informal a slew of, gazillions of, bazillions of, gobs of

Australian NZ informal a swag of

vulgar slang a shitload of

literary myriad, divers



2‘sacrificing the individual for the sake of the many’


the people, the common people, the masses, the multitude, the majority, the populace, the public, the rank and file, the crowd, the commonalty, the commonality

derogatory the hoi polloi, the common herd, the mob, the proletariat, the rabble, the riff-raff, the great unwashed, the canaille, the proles, the plebs



"the many"