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>
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 century
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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