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gross

gross

 
pronunciation:
gros
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: grosser, grossest
definition 1: before anything is taken out; total.
Your gross pay for the week will be eight hundred dollars.
synonyms:
total
similar words:
complete
definition 2: large and able to be seen by anyone.
The mayor made a gross mistake by firing the popular police chief.
similar words:
obvious, outrageous
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: gross, grosses
definition: twelve dozen; 144.
The store ordered five gross of light bulbs.
derivations: grossly (adv.), grossness (n.)
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