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Meaning of BATCH

Pronunciation:  bach

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a collection of things or persons to be handled together
  2. [n]  all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  3. [n]  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  4. [v]  batch together; assemble or process as a batch

BATCH is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: clutch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, deluge, flood, group, inundation, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, schmear, schmeer, shmear, torrent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Batch\, n. [OE. bache, bacche, fr. AS. bacan to bake; cf.
G. geb["a]ck and D. baksel. See {Bake}, v. t.]
1. The quantity of bread baked at one time.

2. A quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group
   or collection of persons or things of the same kind; as, a
   batch of letters; the next batch of business. ``A new
   batch of Lords.'' --Lady M. W. Montagu.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amount, array, assortment, block, budget, bulk, bunch, bundle, chunk, clod, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, considerable, copse, count, crop, deal, dose, gob, gobs, good deal, great deal, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, heap, heaps, hunk, knot, large amount, lashings, loads, loaf, lot, lots, lump, make, making, mass, measure, mess, mint, nugget, number, oodles, pack, parcel, part, pat, peck, pile, piles, portion, pot, quantity, quite a little, raft, rafts, ration, run, scads, set, shock, sight, slew, slews, small amount, spate, stack, stacks, stook, sum, thicket, tidy sum, tuft, tussock, volume, wad, wads, whole slew, wisp