1. plural

adjective. ['ˈplʊrəl'] grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units.


  • sharpness


  • plurelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plurel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Plural

  • intramural
  • neural
  • mural
  • gural
  • rural

Example sentences of the word plural

1. Adjective
File any company with possessive or plural apostrophes as if they were absent.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The top two chambers are called the right and left atria (the plural of atrium).

Quotes containing the word plural

1. Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

2. ...reality is always plural and mutable.
- Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger Volume I: Final Secret of the Illuminati

3. The plural of anecdote is not data.
- Marc Bekoff

2. plural

noun. ['ˈplʊrəl'] the form of a word that is used to denote more than one.


  • descriptor
  • signifier
  • word form
  • form


  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness


  • plurelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plurel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))