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- Rhymes: -əʊs
Adjectivegross (comparative er, superlative more)
- Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure.
- But man to know God is a difficulty, except by a mean he himself inure, which is to know God’s creatures that be: at first them that be of the grossest nature, and then [...] them that be more pure. — 1874: Dodsley et al., A Select Collection of Old English Plays
- Great, large, palpable, bulky, or fat.
- Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful
- a gross mistake
- gross injustice
- gross negligence
- the whole amount; entire; total before any deductions.
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- A unit of amount = twelve dozen = 144 pcs.
- The total nominal earnings or amount, before taxes, expenses, exceptions or similar are deducted. That which remains after all deductions is called net.
- The bulk, the mass, the masses.
Third person singular
- To earn money, not including expenses.
- The movie grossed three million on the first weekend.
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