|adv. (in questions) to what extent, how; (exclamatory sentence) how; to an unspecified extent||
|adj. (used after a number) more than, over; excessive, unnecessary||
phr. Nowadays there are so many people in the bank that you have to wait a long time.
phr. many, much, a great number of, a lot
adj. too much; too many
phr. (compared to what is expected or intended) has become greater in quantity; (after numerals) plus, more than
phr. drink a lot water, increase water intake
phr. There is an unnecessary character in this sentence.