A·mong A·mongst prep.
1. Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
And from his presence hid themselves among
The thickest trees. --Milton.
2. Conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number of; in the number or class of.
Blessed art thou among women. --Luke i. 28.
3. Expressing a relation of dispersion, distribution, etc.; also, a relation of reciprocal action.
What news among the merchants? --Shak.
Human sacrifices were practiced among them. --Hume.
Divide that gold amongst you. --Marlowe.
Whether they quarreled among themselves, or with their neighbors. --Addison.
Syn: -- Amidst; between. See Amidst, Between.