meaning of AMONG

AMONG meaning in General Dictionary

Mixed or mingled enclosed by

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  • Alt. of Amongst

AMONG meaning in Law Dictionary

Intermingled with. "something which can be among others is intermingled together with them. Commerce among the states cannot take a look at the external boundary type of each condition, but is introduced into the interior." Gibbons v. Ogden, 9 grain 194, 6 L. Ed. 23. In which residential property is directed by will become distributed among several individuals, it cannot be all given to one, nor can the people be completely excluded from circulation. Hudson v. Hudson, 6 Munf. (Va.) 352.

AMONG meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 12c., from Old English onmang, from phrase on gemang "in a crowd," from gemengan "to mingle" (see mingle). Collective prefix ge- dropped 12c. making onmong, amang, among. Compare Old Saxon angimang "among, amid;" Old Frisian mong "among."

AMONG meaning in General Dictionary

(prep.) Alt. of Amongst

Sentence Examples with the word AMONG

As he was being led up to some object he noticed a hesitation and uncertainty among his conductors.

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