Meaning of MANY in English

MANY

■ determiner , pronoun , & adjective ( more , most ) a large number of.

■ noun [as pluralnoun the ~ ] the majority of people.

Phrases

a good (or great ) ~ a large number.

~ a —— a large number of.

Derivatives

~fold adverb & adjective

Origin

OE manig , of Gmc origin.

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.