mass

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mass

noun

Definition of MASS

1
masses pl  the body of the community as contrasted with the elite <the masses demanded the elimination of tax breaks for the rich>
2
a considerable amount <I have a mass of work to do tonight>
3
a distinct and separate portion of matter <a mass of leaves in a corner of the yard>
Synonyms mass
4
the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts <when taking pictures, focus your attention on the mass of the main subject>
5
the largest part or quantity of something <believes that the great mass of voters are in the polical center and consider themselves neither conservative nor liberal>
Antonyms minority
6
a great number of persons or creatures massed together <a huge mass of people had gathered in the park to protest the government's latest policy>

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