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Synonyms for Among

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  1. among(preposition)

    amidst, amongst, amid

  2. among(preposition)

    Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst)

    How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them?

    amid, amidst, amongst

  3. among(preposition)

    Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.

    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.

    amidst, amid, amongst

  4. among(preposition)

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

    amidst, amongst, amid

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. among

    Amid or amidst denotes surrounded by; among or amongst denotes mingled with. Between (archaic or poetic, betwixt) is said of two persons or objects, or of two groups of persons or objects. "Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen," Gen. xiii, 9; the reference being to two bodies of herdmen. Amid denotes mere position; among, some active relation, as of companionship, hostility, etc. Lowell's "Among my Books" regards the books as companions; amid my books would suggest packing, storing, or some other incidental circumstance. We say among friends, or among enemies, amidst the woods, amid the shadows. In the midst of may have merely the local meaning; as, I found myself in the midst of a crowd; or it may express even closer association than among; as, "I found myself in the midst of friends" suggests their pressing up on every side, oneself the central object; so, "where two or three are met together in my name, there am I in the midst of them," Matt. xviii, 20; in which case it would be feebler to say "among them," impossible to say "amid them," not so well to say "amidst them."

    amid, amidst, amongst, between, betwixt, in the midst of, mingled with, surrounded by

    afar from, away from, beyond, far from, outside, without

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. among

    shapeless, unarranged, unformed, incompact, inchoate, incomplete, unordered, floating, unmoulded, natant, discurrent

    systematized, arranged, compact, finished, shapely, crystallized, de-, stereotyped, moulded

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. among(ad.)

    AMID, amidst, in the midst of, mixed or mingled with

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    between, amongst, inter, in, within, of, from, entre, with, across, chez

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  1. Hillary Clinton:

    Yeah, Ithink that every day, theday after the election, among the many things I was doing, I was listening to the radio. They were interviewing a French political scientist who said, Well I do not understand, in our country the person who wins the most votes wins.We are equally confused.

  2. The CCRB:

    Sadly, after years of witnessing news about police misconduct and possibly experiencing it New York Police Department officers, even the youngest among us have an awareness of the tension that too often exists between the police and civilians, as young New Yorkers lead the way in calling for change in our city following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, it's time for the NYPD to re-consider how New York Police Department officers police our youth, address disparities in law enforcement, and commit to swift discipline when New York Police Department officers engage in misconduct.

  3. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    An important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are allotted in accordance with length of service, regardless of quality. Superficial observers have long criticized the United States for making a fetish of youth. This is unfair. Uniquely among modern organs of public and private administration, its national legislature rewards senility.

  4. Black Women Do BreastfeedIn:

    Because of all the benefits of human milk that we know of, lack of breastfeeding could worsen health disparities among those populations, so I think it's good that these statistics exist, because it sort of gives a framework, and it highlights the importance of promoting breastfeeding to improve maternal-child health.

  5. Elvis Picardo:

    It raises concerns among investors about the extent of the exposure that the banks have to the mortgage business in Canada.

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