1. [ noun ] a large indefinite number
Synonyms: large_number pack multitude battalion

"a battalion of ants" "a multitude of TV antennas" "a plurality of religions"

Related terms: large_indefinite_quantity
2. [ noun ] the state of being plural

"to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable"

Related terms: state
3. [ noun ] (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
Synonyms: relative_majority
Related terms: relative_quantity election
Similar spelling:   plural