Mass and Number


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Mass noun – A considerable amount.
Number is a synonym for mass in crowd topic. In some cases you can use "Number" instead the word "Mass" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like body of matter.
Nearby Words: massed, massing, massive
Synonyms for Mass


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Number noun – A character used to represent a mathematical value.
Mass is a synonym for number in quantity topic. Sometimes you can use "Mass" instead the word "Number" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: numberless, numbered, numbering
Synonyms for Number

How words are described

high high mass high number
low low mass low number
equal equal mass equal number
similar similar mass similar number
Other adjectives: total, original, endless, infinite, sufficient, single, sheer, small, real, large, big, great, enormous, huge, little, negative, significant, vast, greater, larger, smaller, different.

Common collocations

fleet mass fleet number fleet

Both words in one sentence

  • However, unlike MoO, ships/starbases have a certain number of weapon and system slots (instead of going by mass).
  • Fantastic Nuke Magic: The Gathering has a fair number of mass-damage and mass-destruction cards, usually rare.
  • You Are Number 6 All catalogued SCPs are referred to by number whether or not they're human/sapient, in order to avoid becoming too close to Reality Warpers and other people and things of mass destruction.
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