a·mongst [uh-muhngst, uh-muhngkst] Show IPA preposition Chiefly British . among.
1200–50; earlier amongs, Middle English amonges, equivalent to among among + -es adv. genitive suffix; excrescent -t as in against
among or amongst (əˈmʌŋ)
1. in the midst of: he lived among the Indians
2. to each of: divide the reward among yourselves
3. in the group, class, or number of: ranked among the greatest writers
4. taken out of (a group): he is only one among many