Definition of Among

1. prep. Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.



Definition of Among

1. Preposition. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst) ¹

2. Preposition. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group. ¹

3. Preposition. Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Among

1. in the midst of [prep]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Among

amoebocyte
amoebocytes
amoeboid
amoeboid movement
amoeboids
amoebous
amoebozoan
amoebozoans
amok
amoks
amole
amoles
amomum
amomums
among (current term)
amonge
amongest
amongst
amontillado
amontillados
amoove
amooved
amooves
amooving
amora
amoral
amoralism
amoralisms
amoralist

Literary usage of Among

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1914)
"and sold, and such governments, form a sort of intermediate class, and are found quite as often among the barbarians as among the Greeks. ..."

2. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"... and to fix the numher of members of the House of Representatives, and to provide for their future apportionment among the several States. SEC. 23. ..."

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