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Adjective gross has 7 senses
  1. gross - before any deductions; "gross income"
    net, nett, clear, take-home
  2. megascopic, gross - visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
    Antonyms: microscopic, microscopical, small (indirect, via macroscopic)
  3. gross - of general aspects or broad distinctions; "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
    specific (indirect, via general, nonspecific)
  4. gross, porcine - repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"
    Antonyms: thin, lean (indirect, via fat)
  5. crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank - conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
    Antonyms: inconspicuous, invisible (indirect, via conspicuous)
  6. arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, stark, staring, thoroughgoing, utter - without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"
    Antonym: mitigated (indirect, via unmitigated)
  7. coarse, crude, earthy, gross, vulgar - conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
    Antonym: decent (indirect, via indecent)
Noun gross has 2 senses
  1. gross, 144 - twelve dozen
    --1 is a kind of large integer
  2. gross, revenue, receipts - the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    --2 is a kind of income
    --2 has particulars: box office; gate
    Derived form: verb gross1
Verb gross has 1 sense
  1. gross - earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
    --1 is one way to
    gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
    Derived form: noun gross2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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