much [mʌtʃ]
1. a (more; most) мно́го;

much snow мно́го сне́га


much time мно́го вре́мени


much water has flown under the bridge since that time мно́го воды́ утекло́ с тех по́р

to be too much for оказа́ться не по си́лам кому-л.

2. adv (more; most)
1) о́чень;

I am much obliged to you я вам о́чень благода́рен

2) (при прил. в сравн. ст. или превосх. ст.) гора́здо, значи́тельно;

much more natural гора́здо есте́ственнее


much better намно́го лу́чше

3) почти́, приблизи́тельно;

much (about) the same почти́ (одно́ и) то́ же, почти́ тако́й же

not much отню́дь нет; ни в ко́ем слу́чае

3. n мно́гое;

we have much to be thankful for мы должны́ быть благода́рны за мно́гое


this much is certain уж э́то-то то́чно

much of a size (a height, etc.) почти́ того́ же разме́ра (той же высоты́ и т.п.)


to make much of

а) высо́ко́ цени́ть; быть высо́кого мне́ния;
б) носи́ться с кем-л., чем-л.;

he is not much of a scholar он не сли́шком образо́ванный челове́к


much of a muchness почти́ (одно́ и) то́ же


much will have more посл. де́ньги к деньга́м

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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