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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"

Verb


1. mass, crowd, crowd together

usage: join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"

Adjective


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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