Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mass

9 senses of mass

Sense 1
mass -- (the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field)
       => fundamental quantity, fundamental measure -- (one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement)
       => physical property -- (any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions)

Sense 2
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")
       => large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude)

Sense 3
mass -- (an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people))
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 4
Mass -- ((Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist)
       => religious ceremony, religious ritual -- (a ceremony having religious meaning)

Sense 5
mass -- (a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass")
       => body -- (an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body")

Sense 6
multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashed -- (the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people")
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Sense 7
bulk, mass, volume -- (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")
       => magnitude -- (the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")

Sense 8
Mass -- (a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven")
       => religious music, church music -- (genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies)

Sense 9
Mass -- (a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite; "the priest said Mass")
       => prayer -- (a fixed text used in praying)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mass

1 sense of mass

Sense 1
mass -- (join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; "Crowds were massing outside the palace")
       => crowd, crowd together -- (to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah")

Antonyms of adj mass

1 sense of mass

Sense 1
aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass -- (formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness")

INDIRECT (VIA collective) -> distributive -- (serving to distribute or allot or disperse)

Similarity of adj mass

1 sense of mass

Sense 1
aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass -- (formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness")
       => collective (vs. distributive) -- (forming a whole or aggregate)

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