- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)AmountNouns1. quantity, magnitude, amplitude; numbers, amount; content, mass, bulk, weight; sum, aggregate; measurement; number, quantifier; multitude. See assemblage.2. portion (see apportionment); quantum; handful, armful, pocketful, mouthful, spoonful, etc.; batch, lot, stock, supply, store; some[what], aught, any, so much, so many.Adjectives — quantitative, quantitive, numerical, metrical; counted, weighed, figured, calculated, estimated; measurable, weighable, estimable; in bulk, mass, or quantity; certain; some, any, more, less; more or better than, more or less. Informal, to the tune of.Adverbs — in all sizes and shapes.Phrases — the more the merrier; there is safety in numbers.Quotations — It is our national joy to mistake for the first-rate, the fecund rate (Dorothy Parker).Antonyms, see unity.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. amount, number, sum, bulk, mass, measure, extent, abundance, volume, capacity, lot, batch, deal, pile, magnitude, multitude, amplitude, portion, profusion, mountain, load, barrel, shipment, consignment, bushel, supply, ton, ocean, flood, spate, sea, flock, score, swarm, quite a few, army, legion, host, pack, crowd, bunch*, heap*, mess*, peck*, slew*, gob*, scads*, all kinds of*, all sorts of*; see also plenty , size 2 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.amount, number, measure, volume, sum, mass, bulk, portion, lot, magnitude, dose, extent, total.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. An indefinite amount or extent: deal. Informal: lot. See BIG. 2. A measurable whole: amount, body, budget, bulk, corpus, quantum. See BIG.
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