Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

amass

amass
Meaning(s)
1) to accumulate or gather together
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • to amass wealth
  • Analysis
    To amass means to accumulate or gather together objects or things over a period of time, or to gather together a group of people. You can 'amass a following' or 'amass a large amount of money'. This verb can be used in social contexts, but you're more likely to hear it in a formal or professional situation.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The art dealer amassed a breathtaking collection of paintings and sculptures.
    2. The woman at the end of the street was a hoarder who had amassed a huge amount of old books and antiques over the years.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Following several successful business ventures, the entrepreneur amassed considerable wealth.
    2. The niche brand amassed millions of followers on Instagram.
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