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Explanation of plural by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units

    2. composed of more than one member, set, or kind

    1. the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

    Definition of plural by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Plural 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.

    2. Plural, n. ( Gram. ) The plural number; that form of a word which expresses or denotes more than one; a word in the plural form.