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Meaning of AMASS

Pronunciation:  u'mas

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
  2. [v]  get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"

AMASS is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accumulate, accumulate, collect, compile, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, hoard, pile up, pile up
 See Also: accrete, backlog, bale, catch, chunk, come up, corral, drift, fund, hive away, increase, lay in, lump, pull in, put in, run up, salt away, scrape, scrape up, stack away, stash away, store



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \A*mass"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amassed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Amassing}.] [F. ambusher, LL. amassare; L. ad + massa lump,
    mass. See {Mass}.]
    To collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great quantity
    of; to accumulate; as, to amass a treasure or a fortune; to
    amass words or phrases.
          The life Homer has been written by amassing all the
          traditions and hints the writers could meet with.
    Syn: To accumulate; heap up; pile.
  2. \A*mass"\, n. [OF. amasse, fr. ambusher.]
    A mass; a heap. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
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