|1.||[ noun ] the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field|
|Related terms:||fundamental_measure physical_property molecular_weight atomic_mass bulk relativistic_mass gravitational_mass atomic_weight inertial_mass critical_mass mass_energy mass_defect rest_mass biomass|
|2.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||lot good_deal great_deal pile plenty heap sight deal whole_lot mint flock quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess wad spate peck tidy_sum muckle hatful whole_slew batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|
|3.||[ noun ] an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)|
|Related terms:||collection shock logjam|
|4.||[ noun ] (Roman Catholic,religion,writing) the celebration of the Eucharist (in the Roman Catholic Church and some Protestant Churches)|
|Related terms:||prayer religious_ceremony Requiem High_Mass Low_Mass Roman_Catholic Protestant_Church|
|5.||[ adjective ] occurring widely (as to many people)|
|6.||[ noun ] a body of matter without definite shape|
"a huge ice mass"
|Related terms:||body pulp coprolith|
|7.||[ noun ] the common people generally|
|Synonyms:||people masses hoi_polloi multitude|
"separate the warriors from the mass" "power to the people"
|Related terms:||group audience laity following dwell|
|8.||[ verb ] join together into a mass; collect or form a mass; of crowds of people|
"Crowds were massing outside the palace"
|Related terms:||crowd press|
|9.||[ noun ] the property of something that is great in magnitude|
"it is cheaper to buy it in bulk" "he received a mass of correspondence" "the volume of exports"
|Related terms:||magnitude dollar_volume|
|10.||[ adjective ] gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole|
"the aggregate amount of indebtedness"
|11.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 18100|
|12.||[ adjective ] gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole|
|Synonyms:||aggregate aggregative aggregated|
"aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year" "the aggregated amount of indebtedness"
|13.||[ noun ] (music,Roman Catholic,fine art) a musical setting for a Mass|
"they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
|Related terms:||religious_music Requiem High_Mass|