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), in many languages, is one of the values of the grammatical category of number. Plurals of nouns typically denote...
- 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 Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders...
- 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...
- feathers, in one month's time, at your parents'‌ [home]). The marking of plurals of individual characters (e.g. p's and q's)[citation needed] The word apostrophe...
- A plural society is defined by Fredrik Barth as a society combining ethnic contrasts: the economic interdependence of those groups, and their ecological...
- Plural voting is the practice whereby one person might be able to vote multiple times in an election. It is not to be confused with a plurality voting...
- In English, the plural form of words ending in -us, especially those derived from Latin, often replaces -us with -i. There are many exceptions, some because...
- In mathematics and logic, plural quantification is the theory that an individual variable x may take on plural, as well as singular, values. As well as...
- The royal we, or majestic plural (pluralis majestatis), is the use of a plural pronoun (or corresponding plural-inflected verb forms) to refer to a single...
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