1. [ adjective ] (quantifier used with count nouns; often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that') amounting to a large but indefinite number

"the temptations are many" "a good many" "a great many" "many directions" "take as many apples as you like"

Related terms: few numerous some many_a umpteen galore some more numerousness
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28673
3. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3946
Similar spelling:   man