Definition of Mass

1. Noun. The property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field.


2. Verb. Join together into a mass or collect or form a mass. "The crowds mass in the streets"; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"
Specialized synonyms: Press
Generic synonyms: Crowd, Crowd Together

3. Adjective. Formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole. "The aggregated amount of indebtedness"
Exact synonyms: Aggregate, Aggregated, Aggregative
Similar to: Collective
Derivative terms: Aggregate, Aggregate, Aggregate

4. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"

5. Noun. An ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people).
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection
Specialized synonyms: Logjam, Shock

6. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist.

7. Noun. A body of matter without definite shape. "A huge ice mass"
Generic synonyms: Body
Specialized synonyms: Coprolith, Faecalith, Fecalith, Stercolith, Drift, Mat, Mush, Pulp

8. Noun. The common people generally. "Power to the people"
Exact synonyms: Hoi Polloi, Masses, Multitude, People, The Great Unwashed
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping
Specialized synonyms: Laity, Temporalty, Audience, Followers, Following
Derivative terms: People, People

9. Noun. The property of something that is great in magnitude. "The volume of exports"
Exact synonyms: Bulk, Volume
Generic synonyms: Magnitude
Specialized synonyms: Dollar Volume, Turnover
Derivative terms: Bulky, Voluminous

10. Noun. A musical setting for a Mass. "They played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
Group relationships: High Mass
Generic synonyms: Church Music, Religious Music
Specialized synonyms: Requiem

11. Noun. A sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite. "The priest said Mass"
Generic synonyms: Prayer

Definition of Mass

1. n. The sacrifice in the sacrament of the Eucharist, or the consecration and oblation of the host.

2. v. i. To celebrate Mass.

3. n. A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size; as, a mass of ore, metal, sand, or water.

4. v. t. To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.

Definition of Mass

1. Noun. (context: Roman Catholic Church) The principal liturgical service of the Church, including a scripture service and a eucharistic service, which includes the consecration and oblation (offering) of the host and wine. One of the seven sacraments. ¹

2. Noun. A similar ceremony offered by a number of Christian sects. ¹

3. Noun. (music) A musical composition set to portions of the Mass. ¹

4. Noun. (religion) The Eucharist, now especially in Roman Catholicism. ¹

5. Noun. (religion) Celebration of the Eucharist. ¹

6. Noun. (religion usually as ''the Mass'') The sacrament of the Eucharist. ¹

7. Noun. A musical setting of parts of the mass. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To celebrate mass. ¹

9. Noun. A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size; as, a mass of ore, metal, sand, or water. ¹

10. Noun. A large quantity; a sum. ¹

11. Noun. Bulk; magnitude; body; size. ¹

12. Noun. The principal part; the main body. ¹

13. Noun. (physics) The quantity of matter which a body contains, irrespective of its bulk or volume. It is one of four fundamental properties of matter. It is measured in kilograms in the SI system of measurement. ¹

14. Noun. (context: pharmacy) A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass. ¹

15. Noun. (medicine) A palpable or visible abnormal globular structure; a tumor. ¹

16. Noun. (context: bodybuilding) Excess body weight, especially in the form of muscle hypertrophy. ¹

17. Noun. A large body of individuals, especially persons. ¹

18. Noun. (context: in the plural) The lower classes of persons. ¹

19. Verb. (transitive) To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble. ¹

20. Verb. (intransitive) To have a certain mass. ¹

21. Adjective. Involving a mass of things; cencerning a large quantity or number. ¹

22. Adjective. Involving a mass of people; of, for, or by the masses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mass

1. to assemble in a mass (a body of coherent matter) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Mass

1. The quantity of matter in an object. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mass

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