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Definition of "masses" []

  • Great numbers or quantities
  • Plural form of mass. (noun)

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  • People, especially a large number of people (noun)
  • The total population. (noun)
  • The lower classes or all but the elite. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mass. (verb)

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Use "masses" in a sentence
  • "This kind of vile parading of corporate interests, fear, and propaganda to further expand the stranglehold of industry over the health and welfare of the masses is a disgrace."
  • "Cherry picking verses to incite the masses is a practice all too common in religion."
  • "As the word masses is commonly used, it suggests agglomerations of poor and underprivileged people, labouring people, proletarians, and it means nothing like that; it means simply the majority."