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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 much /ˈmʌʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Much a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by More and Most from another root.]
 1. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
    Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in.   --Deut. xxviii. 38.
 2. Many in number. [Archaic]
    Edom came out against him with much people.   --Num. xx. 20.
 3. High in rank or position. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Much, n.
 1. A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I.
    He that gathered much had nothing over.   --Ex. xvi. 18.
 Note:Muchin this sense can be regarded as an adjective qualifying a word unexpressed, and may, therefore, be modified by as, so, too, very.
 2. A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable.
    And [he] thought not much to clothe his enemies.   --Milton.
 To make much of, to treat as something of especial value or worth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Much, adv.  To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly. Much suffering heroes.”
    Thou art much mightier than we.   --Gen. xxvi. 16.
    Excellent speech becometh not a fool, much less do lying lips a prince.   --Prov. xvii. 7.
 Henceforth I fly not death, nor would prolong
 Life much.   --Milton.
    All left the world much as they found it.   --Sir W. Temple.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or
            degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection";
            "much grain is in storage" [syn: much(a)] [ant: little(a)]
      n : a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity"
      adv 1: to a great degree or extent; "she's much better now"
      2: very; "he was much annoyed"
      3: to a very great degree or extent; "we enjoyed ourselves very
         much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a
         great deal" [syn: a lot, a good deal, a great deal,
         very much]
      4: (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical
         purposes but not completely; "much the same thing happened
         every time" [syn: practically]
      5: frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I
         don't travel much" [syn: a great deal, often]