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noun as in capacity, measure of capacity

noun as in loudness of a sound

noun as in book


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The Canterbury Tales was, Strohm writes, “one of the volumes around which the new trade would organize itself.”

Certainly his twitter feed regarding the news of Havana and Washington speaks volumes.

In any case, culling a manageable array from the totality of splendid volumes has with each year become more difficult.

While natural color is no indication of quality, it can speak volumes about character.

“To see him make that commitment, and then the fact that he wanted to make sure his kids were baptized, speaks volumes,” Lee said.

The work is in two volumes, and my Baronite says would have been more than twice as good had it been in one.

He told, in answer to the volumes of inquiries that everything was all right, and that the book would appear soon.

Important orders for new books are now in course of execution, the volumes being due early in this year's session.

The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.

The utmost care has been taken in verifying the stock-sheets with the registers, and with checking the volumes themselves.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to volumes, such as: figure, quantity, number, amount, total, and size.

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