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Definition 1: collect or gather - [verb of change]

Samples where amass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Journals are accumulating in my office
  • The work keeps piling up

Synonyms for amass in the sense of this definition

(amass is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of amass ) accumulate and create a backlog

(... is a kind of amass ) grow or become attached by accretion

"The story accreted emotion"

(... is a kind of amass ) be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current

"snow drifting several feet high" "sand drifting like snow"

Definition 2: get or gather together - [verb of possession]

Samples where amass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for amass in the sense of this definition

(amass is a kind of ...) keep or lay aside for future use

"store grain for the winter" "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"

(... is a kind of amass ) place or store up in a fund for accumulation

(... is a kind of amass ) accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability

"fund a medical care plan"

(... is a kind of amass ) take in and retain

"We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"

(... is a kind of amass ) make into a bale

"bale hay"

(... is a kind of amass ) put together indiscriminately

"lump together all the applicants"

(... is a kind of amass ) gather (money or other resources) together over time

"She had scraped together enough money for college" "they scratched a meager living"

(... is a kind of amass ) get or bring together

"accumulate evidence"

(... is a kind of amass ) collect or gather

"corralling votes for an election"

(... is a kind of amass ) pile up (debts or scores)

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