Definition of much
What does the word much mean?
part of speech: adjective, adverb
Existing in great quantity, as m. trouble, too m. noise, not m. rain, (abs., quasi-n.) I have stood m., m. of what you say is true; too m. (more than a match) for; THINK, MAKE, m. of; he is not m. of a (not a good) scholar; (adv.) in a great degree (qualifying vb or p.p.), as I m. regret the mistake, was m. annoyed; (qualifying compar. or superl. adj.) m. better, m. the most likely; pretty nearly, as m. of a size, about the same size. Hence muchly adv. (facet.). [old English]