- 1. mass, fundamental quantity, fundamental measure, physical property
- usage: the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
- 2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
- usage: (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"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
- 3. mass, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
- usage: an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
- 4. Mass, religious ceremony, religious ritual
- usage: (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
- 5. mass, body
- usage: a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass"
- 6. multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashed, group, grouping
- usage: the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
- 7. bulk, mass, volume, magnitude
- usage: 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"
- 8. Mass, religious music, church music
- usage: a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
- 9. Mass, prayer
- usage: a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite; "the priest said Mass"
- 1. mass, crowd, crowd together
- usage: join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"
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- 1. aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass, collective (vs. distributive)
- usage: formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness"
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