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See definition of among on Dictionary.com
  • prep.in the middle of; between
  • prep.in a group

synonyms for among

  • amid
  • amidst
  • betwixt
  • encompassed by
  • in dispersion through
  • in the midst of
  • in the thick of
  • mid
  • surrounded by
  • with
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antonyms for among

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  • away from
  • outside
  • separate
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How to use among in a sentence

Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
At this moment an extraordinary commotion began among the watches.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He spoke clearly and slowly, well knowing that some among the natives would understand him.
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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO AMONG

  • amidst
  • among
  • amongst
  • between
  • during
  • mid
  • over
  • surrounded by
  • throughout
  • 'tween
  • amid
  • amidst
  • among
  • at intervals
  • betwixt
  • bounded by
  • centrally located
  • enclosed by
  • halfway
  • in
  • in the middle
  • in the midst of
  • in the seam
  • in the thick of
  • inserted
  • intervening
  • medially
  • mid
  • midway
  • separating
  • surrounded by
  • within
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