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Synonyms for amass
əˈmæsamass

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Wiktionary

  1. amassverb

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    pile, heap up, accumulate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

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

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amass

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    collect or gather

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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amassverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. amassverb

    Synonyms:
    accumulate, collect, gather, heap up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "amass":

    accumulate

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How to use amass in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. Leslie Rouda Smith:

    Homeownership is rewarding in so many ways and can serve as a vital component in achieving financial stability, now, we must focus on increasing access to safe, affordable housing and ensuring that more people can begin to amass and pass on the gains from homeownership.

  5. Sasa Djogovic:

    It is good that this deadline was not extended as the (companies) would have continued to amass debt, if some go bankrupt, so be it. They can be privatised as bankrupt either as whole or in parts.


Translations for amass

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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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