The definition of amass is to gather or collect a large amount of something.(verb)
An example of amass is to hoard up 100 cans of tuna just in case you need them.
Amass is defined as individuals gathering together.(verb)
An example of when people have amassed is when people go to one area for a parade.
See amass in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr amasser < ML amassare < a-, to + VL massare, to form a lump < L massa, a lump, mass
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verb a·massed, a·mass·ing, a·mass·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English, to accumulate
Origin: , from Old French amasser, to assemble
Origin: : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-)
Origin: + masser, to gather together (from Latin massa, lump, mass; see mass ).
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