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Verb (transitive)


amassv. t. [F. ambusher, LL. amassare; L. ad + massa lump, mass. See Mass.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The life of Homer has been written by amassing all the traditions and hints the writers could meet with."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To accumulate; heap up; pile.
amassn. [OF. amasse, fr. ambusher.].
     A mass; a heap.  Sir H. Wotton.  [1913 Webster]


amass, v.tr.
1 gather or heap together.
2 accumulate (esp. riches).

amasser n.
F amasser or med.L amassare ult. f. L massa MASS(1)



accouple, accumulate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggregate, aggroup, articulate, assemble, associate, backlog, band, batch, bond, bracket, bridge, bridge over, bring together, bulk, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, cement, chain, clap together, clump, cluster, collect, colligate, collocate, combine, compare, compile, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conglomerate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, copulate, corral, couple, cover, cull, cumulate, dig up, draw together, dredge up, drive together, embrace, encompass, garner, garner up, gather, gather in, gather into barns, gather together, get in, get together, glean, glue, group, grub, grub up, heap up, hide, hive, hoard, hoard up, hold, include, join, juxtapose, keep, knot, lay together, lay up, league, link, lump together, make up, marry, marshal, mass, match, merge, mobilize, muster, pair, partner, pick, pick up, piece together, pile up, pluck, put together, put up, raise, rake up, rally, roll into one, roll up, round up, save, save up, scare up, scrape together, scrape up, secrete, set aside, solder, span, splice, squirrel, squirrel away, stock up, stockpile, store up, take in, take up, tape, tie, treasure, treasure up, unify, unite, weld, whip in, yoke




VB store, put by, lay by, set by, stow away, set apart, lay apart, store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up, bank, cache, accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save, reserve, keep back, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, deposit, stow, stack, load, harvest, heap, collect, lay in store Adj, keep, file (papers), lay in, preserve.


VB form a whole, constitute a whole, integrate, embody, amass, aggregate, amount to, come to.


VB assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.

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