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


It amasses and then disperses, it accumulates and then sows, it devours and then creates.

He amasses a fortune, becomes involved in speculation, in business injustice, and in ruin.

Merchant who struck his mother, story of—I. 554 note; amasses wealth by being permitted to speak to a king—II.

The brewer, because he amasses a large fortune out of beer, is ennobled.

The man who amasses a fortune, however selfishly, is the man to whom the peerage is offered, and for whom we manifest admiration.

She loved them, she reveled in them, she dreamed of them, just as a collector of curios gloats over the treasures he amasses.

He marries, and has sons and daughters, and he amasses property in the place where his greatest honours have come to him.

Avarice includes some idea of a storekeeping commerce that amasses by buying for one dollar and selling for two.

In twenty years, he amasses fifty thousand dollars, invests it, and settles it on his family.

Here, too, Balzac amasses in his opening picture the reserve of effect that he needs.