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Synonyms for plural

the form of a word that is used to denote more than one


Related Words

composed of more than one member, set, or kind


grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units


References in classic literature ?
in the plural, my dear Pelisson," said La Fontaine, clapping his hand on the shoulder of his friend, whose insult he had quite forgotten, "and they will rhyme.
The plural number caused the captain to toss me a contemptuous look.
This pronoun was understood in the plural sense, and included both gentlemen, upon both of whom it was rather hard and undeserved, for Gabriel had applied himself to the meal with a very promising appetite, until it was spoilt by Mrs Varden herself, and Joe had as great a liking for the female society of the locksmith's house--or for a part of it at all events--as man could well entertain.
Other is indicative mood, present tense, third person plural, verb active to say.
By a like pleasant fiction his single chamber was always mentioned in a plural number.
In his Obergefell dissent, Chief Justice John Roberts warned that much of the majority opinion "would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage.
Since we have so many new readers, the apostrophe serves to separate the proper name from the plural.
Synopsis: The practice of plural marriage, commonly known as polygamy, stirred intense controversy in post-bellum America until 1890, when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first officially abolished the practice.
In the semantic debate about plurals, pluralism is the view that a plural term denotes some things in the domain of quantification and a plural predicate denotes a plural property, that is, a property that can be instantiated by many things jointly.
Splinter groups who call themselves fundamentalist Mormons still practice plural marriage, including Warren Jeffs' sect on the Utah-Arizona border.
Research shows initiatives that help youth to participate in political and cultural discourse through media, like Plural +, improve citizenship, Torrent said.
Here suffice it to say that Rahner's axiom about the plural unity of reality is grounded in our creating, redeeming, and sanctifying God as Trinity.
There are, however, languages in which, in addition to the obligatory distinction between singular and plural of the (better known) languages spoken in Europe, there are other oppositions: some languages use the dual for indicating two units (e.
Project Description: The Project ( DARP SSF Plural ) supports Brasil Plural S.
All are in W3 except the possessive forms, Holy See (OED), the plural of Se(lenium), sez, Spanish si, and -sies.