a great amount or extent
- "they did much for humanity"
to a great degree or extent very
- "he was much annoyed"
- "she's much better now"
- "she was very much interested"
- "we enjoyed ourselves very much"
(degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely
- "much the same thing happened every time"
frequently or in great quantities
- "I don't travel much"
- "I don't drink much"