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English Dictionary: amass by the DICT Development Group
3 results for amass
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
    Synonym(s): accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass
  2. get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
    Synonym(s): roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Amass \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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Amass \A*mass"\, n. [OF. amasse, fr. ambusher.]
      A mass; a heap. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
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