Examples of amass in a Sentence
They've amassed a wealth of information.
amassed a truckload of donations in the course of their canned food drive
Recent Examples of amass from the Web
De Vicenzo, who amassed 230 titles worldwide, won his only major at the 1967 British Open.
Amassed 132 career tackles and seven interceptions in two seasons at Cameron.
But as Borger shows us with great subtlety and surety, Lucille Frank eventually realizes that the forces amassed against her husband have nothing to do with any potential guilt.
India aims to add 60 warships over the next decade to amassing a 200-vessel fleet.
In all of those states, exit polls found that Trump amassed significantly wider margins among working-class whites than Mitt Romney did four years earlier.
Noriega had worked hard to cultivate an image of a man of the people despite amassing great wealth.
Some 100,000 North Koreans are amassed in Kim Il Sung square waving plastic bouquets and holding up lettered cards to create designs like the ruling party’s hammer, sickle and brush logo when seen from the balcony of the Grand People’s Study House.
Two public school districts, Eufaula City and Athens City, have amassed a large number of virtual students, who attend classes online.
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Origin and Etymology of amass
Anglo-French amasser, from a- (from Latin ad-) + masser to gather into a mass, from masse mass
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
AMASS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amass for English Language Learners
: to gather or collect (something, such as a large amount of money) especially for yourself
AMASS Defined for Kids
Definition of amass for Students
: to collect or gather together The businessman was able to amass a fortune.
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