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1. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] before any deductions.

Antonyms

  • unclean

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you pronounce gross?

Pronounce gross as groʊs.

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Example sentences of the word gross


1. Adjective
Families cannot earn more than a maximum gross income limit if they want to receive CalWORKS benefits.

Quotes containing the word gross


1. I had a friend where it turned out that she hated my guts, all through our friendship. I thought she was my best friend, and then, in high school, she turned on me and had sordid affairs with all of the people that I'd dated. It was less hurtful because I was in high school, so it was more like, 'What's wrong with you? Gross!'
- Mae Whitman

2. We have always had gross humor. But we try for funny, not gross.
- Shawn Wayans

3. I don't know how many sacred cows there are today. I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor. That's kind of regrettable.
- Bob Newhart

2. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] repellently fat.

Synonyms

  • porcine

Antonyms

  • noncomprehensive
  • begin

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] lacking fine distinctions or detail.

Antonyms

  • unfinished

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. gross

noun. ['ˈgroʊs'] the entire amount of income before any deductions are made.

Synonyms

  • receipts
  • box office
  • amount
  • revenue
  • sum
  • amount of money
  • gate

Antonyms

  • applied
  • inharmonious
  • hospitable
  • conditional

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. gross

noun. ['ˈgroʊs'] twelve dozen.

Synonyms

  • large integer

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • impermanent

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • complete
  • pure
  • arrant
  • consummate
  • double-dyed
  • sodding
  • stark
  • everlasting
  • staring
  • thoroughgoing
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • empty
  • imperfect
  • unskilled
  • impurity

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features).

Synonyms

  • seeable
  • megascopic

Antonyms

  • unprocessed
  • unchaste
  • immorality

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] conspicuously and tastelessly indecent.

Synonyms

  • earthy
  • vulgar
  • crude

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • impure
  • incompleteness
  • fractional

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. gross

adjective. ['ˈgroʊs'] conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible.

Synonyms

  • rank
  • crying
  • glaring
  • conspicuous
  • egregious

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. gross

verb. ['ˈgroʊs'] earn before taxes, expenses, etc..

Synonyms

  • realise
  • make
  • gain
  • clear
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • take in
  • realize

Antonyms

  • blemished
  • imperfection
  • dystopian
  • inexact

Etymology

  • gross (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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