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v. a·massed, a·mass·ing, a·mass·es
1. To gather together or accumulate a large quantity of (something): amass evidence; amass a fortune.
2. To be the site of (an increasing mass), especially as a result of neglect: How long has the desk been amassing bills?
To come together; collect: troops amassing on the border. See Synonyms at gather.
[Middle English, to accumulate, from Old French amasser, to assemble : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + masser, to gather together (from Latin massa, lump, mass; see mass).]
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1. (tr) to accumulate or collect (esp riches, etc)
2. to gather in a heap; bring together
[C15: from Old French amasser, from masse mass]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to gather for oneself: to amass a fortune.
2. to collect into a mass or pile; gather.v.i.
3. to come together; assemble: A large crowd amassed for the parade.
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Past participle: amassed
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|Verb||1.||amass - collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"|
increase - become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
backlog - accumulate and create a backlog
accrete - grow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"
drift - be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow"
|2.||amass - 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"|
run up - pile up (debts or scores)
corral - collect or gather; "corralling votes for an election"
scrape up, scrape, scratch, come up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
bale - make into a bale; "bale hay"
catch - take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
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verb collect, gather, assemble, compile, accumulate, aggregate, pile up, garner, hoard, scrape together, rake up, heap up We didn't enquire as to how he had amassed his fortune.
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safna, raka saman
amass[əˈmæs] VT [+ wealth, information] → acumular
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
amass[əˈmæs] vt [+ wealth, money] → amasser; [+ collection] → amasser; [+ points, goals] → accumuler; [+ evidence] → accumuler
to amass a fortune → amasser une fortune
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
to gather or collect in a large quantity. He amassed an enormous quantity of information. vergaar يَجْمَع، يُكَدِّس натрупвам juntar kupit, shromažďovat anhäufen samle sammen; akkumulere συγκεντρώνω σε μεγάλη ποσότητα acumular koguma گرد آوردن؛ جمع کردن haalia accumuler לֶאֱסוֹף, לִצבּוֹר संचित करना prikupiti felhalmoz mengumpulkan, menumpuk safna, raka saman accumulare ためる …을 모으다 (su)kaupti vākt; uzkrāt mengumpulkan verzamelensamle, hope oppgromadzić راټولول، غونډیدل juntar a acumula, a aduna накапливать zhromaždiť zbrati nagomilavati samla [ihop] รวบรวม biriktirmek, toplamak 收集，累積 збирати(ся) ڈھیر لگانا ، زیادہ تعداد میں جمع کرنا tích luỹ 收集，积累
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