View definitions for amass


verb as in gather, accumulate


Discover More

Example Sentences

That’s a phrase used by historians to refer to 19th-century industrialists who amassed wealth and power through often unscrupulous and unethical methods.

Over time, Everfi has amassed more than 3,000 “strategic” partners, from LinkedIn to the NFL.

From Fortune

Having trimmed costs and amassed some dry powder, the company is poised to acquire again, targeting companies that were hit hard by the downturn.

The urge for nations to amass technological prowess and use it as an instrument of geopolitical power is what we mean by technonationalism.

While there are no fixed plans to yet, amassing thousands-strong databases from its new sampling push will be lucrative for the title in terms of growing its first-party data pool and spinning up other models like subscription boxes.

From Digiday

Göring, of course, would amass an astounding collection of artwork himself, both purchased and stolen.

If indeed the suit was a gamble by the Jackson matriarch to amass a sizable bank account of her own, it did not pay off.

Black used his prominent standing within the hate movement to amass a following of his own.

Absent the NCAA, such a student would be able to amass significant cash during a college career.

Poor, innocent, misunderstood Rupert Murdoch; how did such a powerless individual ever amass the empire he has.

He had heard so much of the beauty of the Little Russian folk-songs, and hoped to amass material for his future compositions.

After toiling through life to amass a fortune, they wish to have their own way of disposing of it.

The Spaniards who come here, come with but one object, to amass wealth by any means in their power, and then to go back.

Fortunately Spaniards understand nothing of that, they look upon the paisanos as barbarians by whose labour they can amass wealth.

Had his object been to amass a fortune, he might have received many lucrative appointments besides those which he actually held.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for nurse?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amass, such as: assemble, collect, compile, garner, hoard, and stockpile.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.