Synonyms of many in English:


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determiner & adjective

1‘he has many faults’

numerous, a good deal of, a great deal of, a lot of, a great number of, a large number of, great quantities of, plenty of, countless, innumerable, scores of, crowds of, droves of, an army of, a horde of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, multitudinous, numberless, multiple, untold
several, various, sundry, diverse, assorted, multifarious
copious, abundant, profuse, an abundance of, a profusion of
informal lots of, umpteen, eleventy, loads of, masses of, stacks of, scads of, heaps of, piles of, bags of, tons of, oodles of, dozens of, hundreds of, thousands of, millions of, billions of, zillions of, more … than one can shake a stick at
British informal shedload
North American informal a slew of, gazillions of, bazillions of, gobs of
Australian, New Zealand informal a swag of
vulgar slang a shitload of
literary myriad, divers


2the many‘sacrificing the individual for the sake of the many’

the people, the common people, the masses, the multitude, the majority, the populace, the public, the rank and file, the crowd, the commonalty, the commonality
derogatory the hoi polloi, the common herd, the mob, the proletariat, the rabble, the riff-raff, the great unwashed, the canaille, the proles, the plebs