verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of amass
Synonyms for amass
Examples from the Web for amass
If indeed the suit was a gamble by the Jackson matriarch to amass a sizable bank account of her own, it did not pay off.Sorry, Mrs. Jackson: How the King of Pop’s Mother Lost Her Billion-Dollar Lawsuit|Diane Dimond|October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Absent the NCAA, such a student would be able to amass significant cash during a college career.
Poor, innocent, misunderstood Rupert Murdoch; how did such a powerless individual ever amass the empire he has.Rupert Murdoch Scores With Masterly Performance at Leveson Inquiry|Raymond Bonner|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They will amass forces big enough to overwhelm one of the combat outposts, then wait for the outpost to call for reinforcements.
The amount of information you can amass, if you work hard here, is phenomenal.
As a Civil servant Elvesdon was not likely to amass wealth, but he was a good official and likely to get on.The White Hand and the Black|Bertram Mitford
The best that can be said is that he was candid enough not to disguise his object, which was to amass a fortune.The History of the Post Office|Herbert Joyce
Only by the favour of the nobles, and only that he may amass wealth for them.After London|Richard Jefferies
I deprecate the idea, however, that p. 124 we are all to amass an enormous accumulation of such researches.Civics: as Applied Sociology|Patrick Geddes
His efforts in this direction resulted in considerable personal gain and he was able to amass extensive Virginia property.Contributions From the Museum of History and Technology|Ivor Noel Hume