amass definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to collect for oneself, as for a person's enjoyment or revenue: amassed a lot of money. See Synonyms at gather.
    • To Build Up or build a large number of: "The astronomers had amassed persuasive research that the galaxies without a doubt were speeding from the earth and from one another” ( George Johnson).
    • To collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great level of; to amass
  • verb-intransitive:
    • ahead together; gather.
  • verb:
    • to gather into a mass or heap; to assemble a good quantity of; to build up; because, to amass a treasure or a king's ransom; to amass words or expressions.
    • harvest or gather
    • have or gather together
  • noun:
    • A mass; a heap.
    • A mass; a heap.
    • An assemblage, a heap, or an accumulation.
  • others:
    • to get into a mass or heap; bring together an excellent amount, volume, or quantity of: as, to amass a lot of money.

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