In the midst of; surrounded by: a pine tree among cedars. In the group, number, or class of: She is among the wealthy. In the company of; in association with: traveling among a group of tourists. By many or the entire number of; with many: a custom popular among the Greeks. By the joint action of: Among us, we will finish the job. With portions to each of: Distribute this among you. Each with the other: Don't fight among yourselves. See Usage Note at between.