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masses

noun
plural of mass

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • the masses demanded the elimination of tax breaks for the rich

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masses

verb
present tense third-person singular of mass

Synonyms & Antonyms of masses (Entry 2 of 2)

to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass
  • clouds massing on the western side of the mountain range

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“Masses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/masses. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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