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amolition | amomum | amon | amon-ra | amoneste | among | amongst | amontillado | amor | amora | amoral



825 in 758 verses (in OT : 620 in 563 verses) (in NT : 205 in 195 verses)


amongprep. [OE. amongist, amonges, amonge, among, AS. onmang, ongemang, gemang, in a crowd or mixture. For the ending -st see Amidst. See Mingle.].
  •  Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.  [1913 Webster]
    "They heard,
    And from his presence hid themselves among
    The thickest trees.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number of; in the number or class of.  [1913 Webster]
    "Blessed art thou among women."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Expressing a relation of dispersion, distribution, etc.; also, a relation of reciprocal action.  [1913 Webster]
    "What news among the merchants?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Human sacrifices were practiced among them."  [1913 Webster]
    "Divide that gold amongst you."  [1913 Webster]
    "Whether they quarreled among themselves, or with their neighbors."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Amidst; between. See Amidst, Between.


among, prep. (also amongst)
1 surrounded by; in the company of (lived among the trees; be among friends).
2 in the number of (among us were those who disagreed).
3 an example of; in the class or category of (is among the richest men alive).
4 a between; within the limits of (collectively or distributively); shared by (had {pound}5 among us; divide it among you). b by the joint action or from the joint resources of (among us we can manage it).
5 with one another; by the reciprocal action of (was decided among the participants; talked among themselves).
6 as distinguished from; preeminent in the category of (she is one among many).

OE ongemang f. on ON + gemang assemblage (cf. MINGLE): -st = adverbial genitive -s + -t as in AGAINST



amid, amidst, among, amongst, at, between, betwixt, betwixt and between, by, from, in, mid, midst, near, next to, on, to, together with, toward, with




N mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion, commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony, junction, combination, miscegenation, impregnation, infusion, diffusion suffusion, transfusion, infiltration, seasoning, sprinkling, interlarding, interpolation, adulteration, sophistication, tinge, tincture, touch, dash, smack, sprinkling, spice, seasoning, infusion, soupcon, alloy, amalgam, brass, chowchow, pewter, magma, half-and-half, melange, tertium quid, miscellany, ambigu, medley, mess, hotchpot, pasticcio, patchwork, odds and ends, all sorts, jumble, salad, sauce, mash, omnium gatherum, gallimaufry, olla-podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri, Noah's ark, caldron texture, mingled yarn, mosaic, half-blood, half-caste, mulatto, terceron, quarteron, quinteron, quadroon, octoroon, griffo, zambo, cafuzo, Eurasian, fustee, fustie, griffe, ladino, marabou, mestee, mestizo, quintroon, sacatra zebrule, catalo, cross, hybrid, mongrel, mixed, implex, composite, half-and-half, linsey-woolsey, chowchow, hybrid, mongrel, heterogeneous, motley, miscellaneous, promiscuous, indiscriminate, miscible, among, amongst, amid, amidst, with, in the midst of, in the crowd.


N interposition, interjacence, intercurrence, intervenience, interlocation, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation, interpenetration, permeation, infiltration, intervention, interference, intrusion, obtrusion, insinuation, insertion, dovetailing, embolism, intermediary, intermedium, go between, bodkin, intruder, interloper, parenthesis, episode, flyleaf, partition, septum, diaphragm, midriff, dissepiment, party wall, panel, room divider, halfway house, interjacent, intercurrent, intervenient, intervening, intermediate, intermediary, intercalary, interstitial, embolismal, parenthetical, episodic, mediterranean, intrusive, embosomed, merged, between, betwixt, twixt, among, amongst, amid, amidst, mid, midst, in the thick of, betwixt and between, sandwich-wise, parenthetically, obiter dictum.

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