the masses

Definition of the masses

  1. :  the ordinary or common people His films are not intended to appeal to the masses. the needs of the masses

Word by Word Definitions

massplay masses
  1. :  the liturgy of the Eucharist (see Eucharist 1) especially in accordance with the traditional Latin rite (see rite 1)

    :  a celebration of the Eucharist (see Eucharist 1)

    :  a musical setting for the ordinary of the Mass

  1. :  a quantity or aggregate of matter usually of considerable size

    :  expanse, bulk

    :  massive quality or effect

  1. :  to form or collect into a mass

    :  to assemble in a mass

  1. :  of or relating to the mass of the people

    :  being one of or at one with the mass :  average

    :  participated in by or affecting a large number of individuals


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