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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: easily seen; completely obvious.
The mayor made a gross mistake by telling the police chief he didn't know how to do his job.
synonyms:
glaring
antonyms:
petty, trivial
similar words:
obvious, outrageous
definition 3: rude or disgusting.
Please keep from using such gross language.
synonyms:
coarse, indecent, vulgar
similar words:
crude, disgusting, distasteful, offensive, rank, rude
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: gross, grosses
definition 1: twelve dozen or 144.
The order is for a gross of light bulbs.
definition 2: a total amount or whole before anything is taken out.
Your gross is five hundred dollars.
similar words:
income, receipts, total
derivations: grossly (adv.), grossness (n.)
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