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Overview of noun mess

The noun mess has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (12) mess, messiness, muss, mussiness

(a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed")

2. (1) fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish

(informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage")

3. (1) mess

(soft semiliquid food; "a mess of porridge")

4. (1) mess

(a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel)

5. (1) mess, mess hall

(a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax)

6. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")


Overview of verb mess

The verb mess has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mess

(eat in a mess hall)

2. mess, mess up

(make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his room")

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