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)
Synonyms: large-scale

"mass destruction"

Related terms: general
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
Synonyms: volume bulk

"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
Synonyms: aggregate aggregative

"the aggregate amount of indebtedness"

Related terms: collective
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"

Related terms: collective
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
Similar spelling:   Massi