Synonyms of much in English:


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1‘did you get much help?’

a lot of, a good deal of, a great deal of, a great amount of, a large amount of, plenty of, ample, copious, abundant, plentiful, considerable, substantial
informal lots of, loads of, heaps of, masses of, a pile of, piles of, oodles of, tons of, more … than one can shake a stick at
British informal lashings of, a shedload of
North American informal gobs of
vulgar slang a shitload of



1‘it didn't hurt much’

greatly, to a great degree, to a great extent, a great deal, a lot, exceedingly, considerably, appreciably, decidedly, indeed

2‘does he come here much?’

often, frequently, many times, on many occasions, on numerous occasions, repeatedly, recurrently, regularly, habitually, customarily, routinely, usually, normally, commonly
for long, for a long time
informal a lot


1‘she doesn't eat much’

a lot, a good deal, a great deal, plenty
informal lots, loads, heaps, masses, oodles, tons


    much of a muchness

    very similar, much the same, more or less the same, very alike, practically identical, practically indistinguishable
    a bit much

    ‘sometimes the pressure can get a bit much’

    unacceptable, intolerable, insufferable, unsatisfactory, undesirable, unreasonable, objectionable, insupportable
    not on, a bit much, out of order, out, not quite the done thing, too much
    British a bit thick, a bit off, off, not cricket
    make much of

    ‘Mr Smith was glad to be made much of’

    flatter, compliment, praise, commend, admire, express admiration for, pay tribute to, say nice things about
    pay court to, pay blandishments to, fawn on, wax lyrical about, make much of
    cajole, humour, blarney
    informal sweet-talk, soft-soap, butter up, play up to, suck up to, crawl to, creep to, be all over, fall all over
    British informal flannel
    archaic blandish
    rare laud, panegyrize