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Meaning of PLURAL

Pronunciation:  'plûrul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
  2. [adj]  grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units
 

PLURAL is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dual, plural form
 
 Antonyms: singular, singular, singular form
 
 See Also: form, signifier, word form

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Plu"ral\, a. [L. pluralis, from plus, pluris, more; cf.
    F. pluriel, OF. plurel. See {Plus}.]
    Relating to, or containing, more than one; designating two or
    more; as, a plural word.
    
          Plural faith, which is too much by one.  --Shak.
    
    {Plural number} (Gram.), the number which designates more
       than one. See {Number}, n., 8.
    
    
  2. \Plu"ral\, n. (Gram.)
    The plural number; that form of a word which expresses or
    denotes more than one; a word in the plural form.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a certain number, a few, certain, composite, dual, more, more than one, nonuniqueness, not singular, number, numerous, numerousness, pluralism, pluralistic, plurality, pluralness, plurative, several, singular, some, trial, variety, various
 

 

 

 

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