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(Entry 1 of 2)

a considerable amount
  • I received a ton of advice on the problem—all of it unsolicited

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Synonyms & Antonyms of ton (Entry 2 of 2)

a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
  • granite countertops became all the ton in kitchen decor

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The first known use of ton was in the 14th century

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“Ton.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 20 January 2020.

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not to be intimidated or subdued

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