I've found that the definition of "many" is something that varies among people.

There are, as I've mentioned, a lot of Americans. So I personally think it's fair and accurate to say that many Americans are stupid. But to a lot of people, "many" does more or less mean "most."
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
LOL, thanks for breaking it down! I did not know people thought many = most.
Originally Posted by Josephine
Most and many are synonyms. Most is also used in the definition for many.
Originally Posted by mrspoppers
I could be wrong but I find that hard to believe. I thought most is a comparitive word and many is just numbers?