Amass appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Set on a cross, a mask rots, for a jar of storks amass orca notes.
- Deliver sin, amass orca-node lianas, USA: nailed on a cross, a man is reviled.
- To pass a mania, gay men eye far-off fat staff, for a fey enemy again amass a pot.
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Definition of the verb amass
What does amass mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: amassed | amassing | amasses
- collect or gather
- example: The crowds amass in the streets
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] The teacher gathered the kids [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] together The teacher gathered the kids together [Theme - concrete, plural] [Verb] The kids are assembling
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of amass: accumulate / conglomerate / cumulate / gather / pile up
- more generic word: increase = become bigger or greater in amount
- more specific words:
- get or gather together
- examples: She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis | They amass the money in the closet
- syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
- lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
- synonyms of amass: accumulate / collect / compile / hoard / pile up / roll up
- more generic terms: hive away / lay in / put in / salt away / stack away / stash away / store = keep or lay aside for future use
- more specific terms:
- run up = pile up
- corral = collect or gather
- collect / pull in = get or bring together
- scrape up / come up / scratch / scrape = gather (money or other resources) together over time
- chunk / lump = put together indiscriminately
- bale = make into a bale
- catch = take in and retain
- fund = accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
- fund = place or store up in a fund for accumulation
Alternative definition of the verb amass
- [transitive] 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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for amass
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Dictionary of Policing (2013)
by Tim Newburn, Peter Neyroud
amass. private property«, which was originally coined byClifford Shearing and Philip Stenning (1981), refers toproperty which, although privately owned, dependsfor its economic viability on the fact that the general publicare routinely invited ...
Amass, amas′,v.t.to gatherin large quantity: to accumulate.—adjs.Amass′able.—pa.p.
by Edy G. Schaffer
AMASS. ANCIENT MARINER'S VICTIM • ANGINA. Cloth PALL, DOSSAL, DOSSEL, HAPLOMA, CORPORAL. VESPERAL constellation ARA curtain RIDDEL enclosure BEMA end of the church APSE endowed CHANTRY offering ALTARAGE, ...
by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter
amass. action« to an upsurge in autopsy experience, can easily be pushed too far. It is difficult to assess the direct impact of eighteenth-century hospital growth on the pathological tradition. Onesuspectsthat the expansionof urban centresin ...
by Margaret Mallett
amass«,. aweight«,. atessellate«. and. aestimate«. How mathematical texts. ¥. whether in print in the form of books, work sheetsor work cards or on the screen. ¥arewritten. and presentedisimportant. We want tasksthat challengeand extend ...
by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen
amass. struggle« isemulated bya variety of regionalist, ethnic and communal groups. The FICCI considers a proposalto raisealarge election fund tosupport a. abusiness. party«. Ghatak joinsthe FTIIinPune. Karnataka Chief Minister Veerendra ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
commission, connect, count, credit, depute, empower, endorse, entrust, esteem , gain, guarantee, impute, license, place, recognise, relate, repute, sanction, send , vouch accrue accumulate, advance, amass, augment, collect, ensue, expand, ...
A Rhyming Dictionary (1824)
Answering at the Same Time, the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language ... [with] an Index of Allowable Rhymes by John Walker
Ass, brass, class, grass, lass, mass, puss, alas, amass, cuirass, repuss, surpass, morass, &c. Allowable rhymes, base, face, deface, &c. loss, toss, &c. See Preface to Index, Obs. 3. A SE, See A C E. A S H. Ash, cash, dash, clash, crash, ...
by Benn Pitman, Jerome Bird Howard
although amass 3 amassed' 3 amass'ment ...
In which the Whole Language is Arranged According to Its Terminations by John Walker
brass, class, grass, lass, mass, pass, alas, amass, cuirass, repass, surpass, morass, &c. Allowable rhymes, base, lace, deface, &c, loss, toss, *c. See Preface to Index, Obs. 3. ASE, see ACE. ASH. Ash, cash, dash, clash, crash, flash, gash, ...
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Quotes about amass
But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation. (Marcus V. Pollio)
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1S1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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