adjective, gross·er, gross·est.
noun, plural gross for 11, gross·es for 12, 13.
verb (used with object)
- to disgust or offend, especially by crude language or behavior.
- to shock or horrify.
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In Kenya, some 50 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product now moves through M-Pesa — a mobile money platform.
The state says the decision qualifies as having a “material effect,” in that case, if it could result in an increase of the entity’s gross revenues by $1 million or more.Bry Might Recuse Herself From Future Franchise Fee Decisions|Andrew Keatts and MacKenzie Elmer|October 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Today, Ura’s job is to study gross national happiness and the way Bhutan implements it—as well as to spread the idea around the world.How “gross national happiness” helped Bhutan keep covid-19 at bay|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Based on what you shared in the podcast, that was a gross mischaracterization of how it went down.Former Avalon singer on coming out, getting ousted and where he is today|Joey DiGuglielmo|October 20, 2020|Washington Blade
When it comes to fourth-quarter gross domestic product, meanwhile, the economists’ predictions were basically back where they started.The Economy Won’t Be Back To Normal Until 2022 Or Later, According To Our Survey Of Economists|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com)|October 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Only one of the top 10 highest grossing movies of the year made it into Best Picture, Gravity.10 Facts about the 2014 Oscar Nominations That Will Make You Sad|Kevin Fallon|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Butler dominated its opening weekend at the box office, grossing a solid $25 million.Oprah Winfrey Should Win an Oscar for ‘The Butler’|Kevin Fallon|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Twenty years ago, the average running time of the top-five grossing movies of the year was 118.4 minutes.
Despite mixed reviews, the film was a huge hit, grossing more than $623 million worldwide.Meet Justin Theroux, Jennifer Aniston’s Once-Mysterious Husband-to-Be|Marlow Stern|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It did well, grossing nearly $50 million off a budget believed to be under $20 million.Amanda Bynes Quits Hollywood: Behind Her Erratic Behavior|Jacob Bernstein|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for gross
- the entire amount
- the great majority