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Synonyms of gross

Noun


1. gross, 144, large integer

usage: twelve dozen

2. gross, revenue, receipts, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

usage: the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

Verb


1. gross, gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

usage: earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

Adjective


1. gross (vs. net), overall

usage: before any deductions; "gross income"

2. gross, general (vs. specific)

usage: lacking fine distinctions or detail; "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"

3. gross, porcine, fat (vs. thin)

usage: repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"

4. megascopic, gross, visible (vs. invisible), seeable

usage: visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)

5. arrant(prenominal), complete(prenominal), consummate(prenominal), double-dyed(prenominal), everlasting(prenominal), gross(prenominal), perfect(prenominal), pure(prenominal), sodding(prenominal), stark(prenominal), staring(prenominal), thoroughgoing(prenominal), utter(prenominal), unadulterated, unmitigated (vs. mitigated)

usage: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

6. crude, earthy, gross, vulgar, indecent (vs. decent)

usage: conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

7. crying(prenominal), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank, conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous)

usage: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"

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