Definition of Plural. Meaning of Plural. Synonyms of Plural

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Definition of Plural

Plural
Plural 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.
Plural
Plural 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.

Meaning of Plural from wikipedia

- The plural (sometimes abbreviated pl., pl, or PL), in many languages, is one of the values of the grammatical category of number. The plural of a noun...
- have different forms for singular and plural. This article discusses the variety of ways in which English plural nouns are formed from the corresponding...
- Polygamy (called plural marriage by Latter-day Saints in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced...
- plural forms, and sometimes dual form as well (grammatical number). Some other languages use different classifying systems, especially in the plural pronouns...
- The royal we, majestic plural (pluralis majestatis), or royal plural, is the use of a plural pronoun (or corresponding plural-inflected verb forms) used...
- "-es". The plural use was greatly reduced, but a need was felt to mark possessive plural. The solution was to use an apostrophe after the plural "s" (as...
- A double plural is a plural form to which an extra suffix has been added, mainly because the original plural suffix (or other variation) had become unproductive...
- more"). English and other languages present number categories of singular or plural, both of which are cited by using the hash sign (#) or by the numero signs...
- In linguistics, a broken plural (or internal plural) is an irregular plural form of a noun or adjective found in the Semitic languages and other Afroasiatic...
- include irregular plural nouns, such as the English mice, children and women (see English plural) and the French yeux (the plural of œil, "eye"); and...