noun (pl=gross, pl2=grosses)
verb (gross, es)
- 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.
- To earn money, not including expenses.
adjective (er, more)
- The movie ed three million on the first weekend.
- disgusting, Disgusting.
- coarse, Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure.
- 1874: Dodsley et al., A Select Collection of Old English Plays
Etymology: From the gros, from the grossus.
- :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 est nature, and then ... them that be more pure.
- great, Great, large, palpable, bulky, or fat.
- great, Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful
- a gross mistake
- gross injustice
- gross negligence
- the whole amount; entire; total before any deductions.
- w:Gross Domestic Product, gross domestic product
- dull, Dull.
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