- Consisting of a volume or volumes. Often used in combination: a large-volumed edition; a many-volumed novel.
- Formed or moving in rolling or rounded masses: volumed smoke.
Variant of volume
- Historical a roll of parchment, a scroll, etc.
- a collection of written, typewritten, or printed sheets bound together; book
- any of the separate books making up a matched set or a complete work
- a set of the issues of a periodical over a fixed period of time, usually a year
- the amount of space occupied in three dimensions; cubic contents or cubic magnitude: abbrev. V
- a quantity, bulk, mass, or amount
- a large quantity
- the degree, strength, or loudness of sound
- Music fullness of tone
Origin of volumeMiddle English ; from Middle French ; from Classical Latin volumen, a roll, scroll, hence a book written on a parchment ; from volutus, past participle of volvere, to roll: see walk
to be very expressive or meaningful