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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 amass /əˈmæs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·mass v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amassed p. pr. & vb. n. Amassing.]  To collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great quantity of; to accumulate; as, to amass a treasure or a fortune; to amass words or phrases.
    The life of Homer has been written by amassing all the traditions and hints the writers could meet with.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- To accumulate; heap up; pile.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·mass, n.  A mass; a heap. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office";
           "The work keeps piling up" [syn: accumulate, cumulate,
            conglomerate, pile up, gather]
      2: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the
         man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot
         of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
         [syn: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, compile,