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MASS





Definition:

  1. [noun] the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field

  2. [noun] (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"
    Synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew

  3. [noun] an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)

  4. [noun] (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
    Synonyms: Mass

  5. [noun] a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass"

  6. [noun] the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
    Synonyms: multitude, es, hoi polloi, people

  7. [noun] the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports"
    Synonyms: bulk, volume

  8. [noun] a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
    Synonyms: Mass

  9. [noun] a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian eucharistic rite; "the priest said Mass"
    Synonyms: Mass

  10. [verb] join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"

  11. [adjective] occurring widely (as to many people); "mass destruction"
    Synonyms: large-scale

  12. [adjective] gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness"
    Synonyms: aggregate, aggregated, aggregative

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