HyperDic: amass

English > 2 senses of the word amass:
VERBchangeamass, accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gathercollect or gather
possessionamass, roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, compile, hoardget or gather together
amass > pronunciation
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English > amass: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCollect or gather.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe crowds amass in the streets
Synonymsaccumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather
NarroweraccreteGrow or become attached by accretion
backlogaccumulate and create a backlog
driftBe piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
Spanishacumularse, acumular, amontonarse, amontonar, conglomerar, congregar
Catalanacumular-se, acumular, ajuntar, amuntegar-se, congregar, juntar-se, recol·lectar, reunir-se
English > amass: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGet or gather together.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey amass the money in the closet
Example "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
Synonymsroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, compile, hoard
Narrowerbalemake into a bale
catchtake in and retain
collect, pull inGet or bring together
corralCollect or gather
fundplace or store up in a fund for accumulation
fundaccumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
lump, chunkPut together indiscriminately
run uppile up (debts or scores)
scrape, scrape up, scratch, come upGather (money or other resources) together over time
Broaderstore, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash awayKeep or lay aside for future use
Spanishacumular, amasar, amontonar, apilar, coleccionar, compilar, juntar, recoger, recopilar, reunir
Catalanacumular, ajuntar, amuntegar, apilar, aplegar, arreplegar, col·leccionar, compilar, recollir, recopilar, reunir

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