Among

Definition of Among

A`mong´
prep.1.Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
They heard,
And from his presence hid themselves among
The thickest trees.
- Milton.
2.Conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number of; in the number or class of.
Blessed art thou among women.
- Luke i. 28.
3.Expressing a relation of dispersion, distribution, etc.; also, a relation of reciprocal action.
What news among the merchants?
- Shak.
Human sacrifices were practiced among them.
- Hume.
Divide that gold amongst you.
- Marlowe.
Whether they quarreled among themselves, or with their neighbors.
- Addison.

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amidst, among, amongst, at, betwixt and between, by, from, in, mid, midst, near, next to, on, to, together with, toward, with
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