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  1. amongpreposition

    Synonyms:
    amongst, amid, amidst

  2. amongpreposition

    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?

    Synonyms:
    amid, amidst, amongst

  3. amongpreposition

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

    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.

    Synonyms:
    amongst, amidst, amid

  4. amongpreposition

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

    Synonyms:
    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."

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. around

    the fruity pebbles were scattered "among the dock" could also be pronounced as "around the dock"

    the fruity pebbles were scattered around the dock.

    Submitted by michellemillersd on February 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amongadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "among":

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

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How to use among in a sentence?

  1. Erik Millstone of Sussex University:

    Poor diet and poor health has undoubtedly contributed to the UK’s appalling COVID death rate, particularly among families on low incomes.

  2. Hilary Kiley:

    There is camaraderie among mothers that is helping mothers to save.

  3. Myasia Burns:

    MARK RUFFALO, DANNY DEVITO AMONG STARS PRESSING HOLLYWOOD TO CAST MORE ACTORS WITH DISABILITIES Perhaps the most alarming aspect of the UCLA report is its analysis of 11 major and mid-major studios. The numbers revealed that91 percentof C-level( CEO, CMO, etc.) positions are held by white people and 82 percentaremen. In senior executive positions, white people hold93 percentpercent of the jobs and 80 percentare held by men. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP While we are slowly seeing more representation of diverse groups onscreen, the lack of diversity behind the camera is still ever-present, we feel that absence most when directors, producers and writers try to tell stories that are not their own, which results in inauthentic storylines, unflattering angles and caricatures of marginalized groups.

  4. Jordan Peterson:

    The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.

  5. Pierce Harris:

    Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.


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