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amass


  3  definitions  found 
 
  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 
  --Pope. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amass 
  v  1:  collect  or  gather;  "Journals  are  accumulating  in  my  office" 
  [syn:  {accumulate},  {cumulate},  {conglomerate},  {pile  up}, 
  {gather}] 
  2:  get  together  [syn:  {collect},  {accumulate},  {pile  up},  {compile}, 
  {hoard}] 




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