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Often the masses are plundered and do not know it.
Frederic Bastiat

Meaning of "masses" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MASSES

masses  [ˈmæsɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MASSES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Masses is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MASSES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

The Masses (disambiguation)

The Masses is a magazine of socialist politics published monthly in the U.S. from 1911 until 1917. The Masses may also refer to: ▪ The masses, the main toiling part of the population ▪ The Masses, a communist weekly newspaper ▪ The Masses, a communist weekly newspaper...

Definition of masses in the English dictionary

The definition of masses in the dictionary is great numbers or quantities.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MASSES


advances
ədˈvɑːnsɪz
consequences
ˈkɒnsɪkwənsɪz
courses
ˈkɔːsɪz
currencies
ˈkʌrənsɪz
expenses
ɪkˈspɛnsɪz
finances
ˈfaɪnænsɪz
Forces
ˈfɔːsɪz
glasses
ˈɡlɑːsɪz
horses
ˈhɔːsɪz
human-resources
ˌhjuːmənrɪˈzɔːsɪz
losses
ˈlɒsɪz
molasses
məˈlæsɪz
Mrs
ˈmɪsɪz
pieces
ˈpiːsɪz
policies
ˈpɒlɪsɪz
premises
ˈprɛmɪsɪz
races
ˈreɪsɪz
resources
rɪˈzɔːsɪz
services
ˈsɜːvɪsɪz
sunglasses
ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːsɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MASSES

massagist
massaranduba
massasauga
Massasoit
Massaua
Massawa
massed
massed practice
massedly
Massenet
masseranduba
masseter
masseteric
masseur
masseuse
Massey
massicot
massier
massiest
massif

WORDS THAT END LIKE MASSES

aviator glasses
blackstrap molasses
chattering classes
classes
compasses
dark glasses
eyeglasses
field glasses
first-aid classes
gasses
gold-rimmed glasses
granny glasses
lower classes
opera glasses
pair of compasses
prescription glasses
reading glasses
see through rose-coloured glasses
the masses
Ulysses
upper classes

Synonyms and antonyms of masses in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MASSES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «masses» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of masses

Translation of «masses» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MASSES

Find out the translation of masses to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of masses from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «masses» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

群众
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

masas
570 millions of speakers

English

masses
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जनता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجماهير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

массы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

massas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জনসাধারণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

masses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orang ramai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Volk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大衆
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대중
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Massa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quần chúng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மக்களின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जनते
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kitleler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

masse
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

masy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

маси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mase
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μάζες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

massas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

massorna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

massene
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of masses

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MASSES»

The term «masses» is very widely used and occupies the 13.514 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MASSES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «masses» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «masses» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about masses

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «MASSES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word masses.
1
Muammar al-Gaddafi
The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money.
2
S. Ansky
When I first stepped into literature twenty-five years ago, I wanted to work on behalf of the oppressed, the working masses, and it seemed to me, mistakenly, that I would not find them among the Jews.
3
Irving Babbitt
The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
4
Mikhail Bakunin
To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.
5
Lionel Barrymore
Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for artificiality of the masses all over the world.
6
Abu Bakar Bashir
They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead. The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses.
7
Frederic Bastiat
Often the masses are plundered and do not know it.
8
Birdman
I am excited to bring elements of my lifestyle to the masses with the Rich Gang, and with Lil Wayne to be able to share the feel of our labels with the YMCMB Apparel brand.
9
Conrad Black
The Arabs could have peace tomorrow if sufficient numbers of Palestinians were not content to be used as cannon fodder in fruitless assaults on Israel, even as the surrounding Arab powers distract the Arab masses with the red herring of Israel while retarding their countries with their repression and corruption.
10
Richard Parks Bland
It can not be done; it shall not be done! I speak for the great masses of the Mississippi Valley, and those west of it, when I say you shall not do it!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MASSES»

Discover the use of masses in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to masses and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life
Addresses the phenomenon of sleep and sleeplessness in the United States, tracing the influence of medicine and industrial capitalism on the sleeping habits of Americans from the 19th century to the present
Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer, 2012
2
The Revolt of the Masses
Continuously in print since 1932, Ortega's analysis of Western culture as sinking to its lowest common denomenator and drifting toward chaos brought its author international fame and has remained one of the most influential books of our ...
José Ortega y Gasset, 1993
3
Masses in Flight: The Global Crisis of Internal Displacement
This book analyzes the causes and consequences of population displacement, including its devastating impact both within and beyond the borders of affected countries.
Roberta Cohen, Francis Mading Deng, 2012
4
The Salaried Masses: Duty and Distraction in Weimar Germany
First published in 1930 this analysis of Germany's emerging salaried class reveals how, in a very short period, the masses embraced Nazism. They eschewed the old society that previously sought pleasure in a range of social distractions.
Siegfried Kracauer, 1998
5
CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses, Second Edition
The order of species and families has been revised in the text to fit with the latest publications in avian taxonomy and systematics. The second edition includes an accompanying CD-ROM with a searchable electronic database.
John B. Dunning, Jr., 2007
6
Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Volume I: ...
The "Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary" includes the Missal, revised to conform to "The Roman Missal, Third Edition," and its companion Lectionary.
Liturgical Press, 2012
7
Huddled Masses and Uncertain Shores: Insights Into Irregular ...
Includes statistics.
Bimal Ghosh, 1998
8
Muscles, Masses and Motion: The Physiology of Normality, ...
This book reviews current understanding of normal muscle tone and how it differs in spastic, thixotropic and hypotonic patients.
E. Geoffrey Walsh, 1992
9
Bodies, Masses, Power: Spinoza and His Contemporaries
This book seeks to show, against the grain of English language commentary, that Spinoza is neither a Cartesian nor a liberal but precisely the most thoroughgoing materialist in the history of philosophy.
Warren Montag, 1999
10
Added Masses of Ship Structures
The book summarises all key material that was published in both in Russian and English-language literature. This volume is intended for technical specialists of shipbuilding and related industries.
Alexandr I. Korotkin, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MASSES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term masses is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Make School Wants To Build The Product University For The Masses
College has failed, or so many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs believe. Not only are tuition costs spiraling out of control, but students are leaving ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
2
Delivering indie films to the masses
One of them was Reed Hastings, the Californian co-founder of DVD-by-mail business Netflix. His decision to shift into the nascent market for ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
3
Containers For The Masses Now That Kubernetes Is Set Free
Sometimes the old ideas are the best ones, but they sometimes get ahead of their time. So it is with software containers, a kind of sandbox that ... «The Platform, Jul 15»
4
Google's Cardboard makes virtual reality a thing for the masses
When we think of technology, we think of processors, memory, applications, operating systems, even connectivity. What we don't think is that ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
5
Can Microsoft's Azure bring machine learning to the masses?
While the very phrase 'machine learning' may conjure up fantastic images of evil robot overlords and other science fiction references, the ... «CIO, Jul 15»
6
Insurers must take cue from PM's initiative, tap the masses
Greater awareness about insurance by the masses will lead to greater demand for insurance at the individual level and insurers will have to ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
7
Bespoke Fragrance Mixing for the Masses
“What's your favorite color?” A question once reserved for the rudimentary is now an integral part of selecting and identifying scent. Designer ... «PSFK, Jul 15»
8
3G penetration key to giving broadband access to masses, says …
Russia's Sistema JFSC, which operates under the MTS brand in India, says non-voice services contribute more than 50% to its total revenues, ... «ETTelecom.com, Jul 15»
9
Leaders attend Eid prayers with masses
Dubai: Peace, piety and joy marked Eid Al Fitr celebrations around the UAE. Thousands congregated at mosques around the country at 6am to ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
10
Video: Music for the motoring masses, from the piper of Morristown …
Our thanks to Morristown Green reader Maureen Denman for this musical moment, recorded on Monday on the Route 287 overpass near ... «Morristown Green, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Masses [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/masses>. Nov 2019 ».
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