adj 1: occurring widely (as to many people); "mass destruction"
2: gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole; "the
aggregate amount of indebtedness" [syn: aggregate
n 1: the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a
2: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent:
"a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of
money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must
have cost plenty" [syn: batch
deal}, great deal
a little}, raft
, whole lot
, whole slew
3: an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or
4: the celebration of the Eucharist (in the Roman Catholic
Church and some Protestant Churches) [syn: Mass
5: a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass"
6: the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the
mass"; "power to the people" [syn: multitude
7: the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is
cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of
correspondence"; "the volume of exports" [syn: bulk
8: a musical setting for a Mass [syn: Mass
v : join together into a mass; collect or form a mass; of crowds
of people; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"