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Synonyms for amass

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. amassverb

    pile, accumulate, heap up

  2. amassverb

    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.

    pile, heap up, accumulate

English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. amass

    To amass is to bring together materials that make a mass, a great bulk or quantity. With some occasional exceptions, accumulate is applied to the more gradual, amass to the more rapid gathering of money or materials, amass referring to the general result or bulk, accumulate to the particular process or rate of gain. We say interest is accumulated (or accumulates) rather than is amassed; he accumulated a fortune in the course of years; he rapidly amassed a fortune by shrewd speculations. Goods or money for immediate distribution are said to be collected rather than amassed. They may be stored up for a longer or shorter time; but to hoard is always with a view of permanent retention, generally selfish. Aggregate is now most commonly used of numbers and amounts; as, the expenses will aggregate a round million.

    accumulate, aggregate, collect, gather, heap up, hoard, hoard up, pile up, store up

    disperse, dissipate, divide, parcel, portion, scatter, spend, squander, waste

    Amass for oneself; for a purpose; from a distance; with great labor; by industry.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. amass

    collect, accumulate, aggregate, heap, gather, store up, hoard, pile up

    divide, dissipate, waste, scatter, disperse, parcel, portion, spend

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amassverb

    collect or gather

    "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"

    assemble, heap up, garner, hoard, get together, pucker, meet, conglomerate, roll up, gather, foregather, gain, pile up, stack up, tuck, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, forgather

  2. roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardverb

    get or gather together

    "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"

    heap up, call for, furl, lay away, hoard, stash, cache, gather up, bundle up, wrap up, hive up, squirrel away, compose, roll up, take in, pull in, gather, roll, pick up, conglomerate, pile up, bundle, stack up, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, garner

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  1. amassverb

    accumulate, gather, aggregate, pile up, heap up, scrape together, collect together, rake up, gather into a heap or pile

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  1. amassverb

    accumulate, collect, gather, heap up

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  1. Christen Kuikoua:

    Knowledge is like confusion to the immature; the more you amass, the more it gets confusing. But to the wise, knowledge is a pathway to clarity, where each piece fits into the grand puzzle of understanding.

  2. Tom Malinowski:

    What Putin is potentially preparing for here requires taking actions that are much more visible than what we saw in 2014, the forces he is amassing are exactly the forces you would amass if you were preparing for an all-out land invasion of the country, which is not what happened in 2014 with Russia's little green men.

  3. Jen Psaki:

    President Biden has, of course, spoken repeatedly about how the former president abused his office, undermined the Constitution and ignored his oath to the American people in an effort to amass more power for himself and his allies, he sees Jan. 6 as a tragic culmination of what those four years under President Trump did to our country.

  4. Tao Te Ching:

    Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.

  5. Charles Michel:

    We cannot forever offer an olive branch while Russia conducts missile tests and continues to amass troops, one thing is certain: if there is further military aggression, we will react with massive sanctions.

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  • струпвам, натрупвам, събирамBulgarian
  • anhäufen, zusammensammeln, zusammenklauben, ansammelnGerman
  • acumular, amasarSpanish
  • amasserFrench
  • amasigarIdo
  • accumulōLatin
  • gromadzićPolish
  • amontoarPortuguese
  • нака́пливать, ска́пливаться, собира́ться, собира́ть, копи́тьRussian
  • trữ tiền củaVietnamese

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