Definition of 'amass'
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The couple were looking for a space that would be in keeping with the furniture collection they have amassed over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Today Özil is a World Cup winner and has amassed a sizeable fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All you have to do to win is amass the most points in a given weekend's matches to become the Weekender winner. The Sun (2016)What's the point of amassing an entire career of distinguished international service if you can't use it to the advantage of your team? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Households are again being encouraged to amass more debt as they chase property values higher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has already amassed debt holdings that put its counterparts in the shade. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sting has built his career and amassed a fortune from taking musical gambles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He amassed a collection of stolen underwear that he kept in the rafters of the garage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has amassed his fortunes from currency trading. The Sun (2013)Personal debts amassed while trying to keep his enterprise breathing wiped out a larger portion of his take. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)He has already amassed a notional 15 million. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Other collections have been amassed, too. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But Germany is now having to pay because others have recklessly amassed gigantic debts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You always did wonder, how did they amass these fortunes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also amassed a fine collection of modern American art. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Having amassed a small fortune, he is now considering philanthropy as his next new thing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wear out his team by February and hope they have already amassed enough points to stave off relegation? Times, Sunday Times (2009)I am often struck that so few rich people really enjoy the fortune they have amassed. Christianity Today (2000)Young people are increasingly reluctant to amass debt during three-year degrees that will not guarantee them jobs at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It would deter bidders, who could have used cashflow from the publishing arm to repay debts amassed in a takeover. The Sun (2007)Page had amassed debts of 500,000. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I've amassed quite a collection of spectacles since then but these are my favourites. The Sun (2012)But in the more important one, that of amassing points, they remain outsiders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this was in wartime, when Britain amassed huge debts to pay for defence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's amassed more points in the time he's been in the job than most managers before him. The Sun (2016)A bank has amassed a large collection of paintings on the advice of Fry's professor of art. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Over the years he has amassed a collection of hundreds of handwritten volumes, mostly in diary form, which are crammed into his tiny office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. amass is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'amass'
British English: amass VERB
If you amass something such as money or information, you gradually get a lot of it.
How had he amassed his fortune?
Definition of amass from the Collins English Dictionary
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