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gross

 (grōs)
adj. gross·er, gross·est
1.
a. Exclusive of deductions; total: gross profits. See Synonyms at whole.
b. Unmitigated in any way; utter: gross incompetence.
2. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense: gross injustice. See Synonyms at flagrant.
3.
a. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude: "It is futile to expect a hungry and squalid population to be anything but violent and gross" (Thomas H. Huxley).
b. Disgusting or offensive: Don't you think slugs are gross? He told a gross joke.
4. Overweight; corpulent: "Sally is fat. She is gross. She must weigh twelve stone and more" (Margaret Drabble).
5.
a. On a large scale; not fine or detailed: gross anatomical similarities; gross motor skills.
b. Broad; general: the gross necessities of life.
n.
1. pl. gross·es The entire body or amount, as of income, before necessary deductions have been made.
2. pl. gross Abbr. gr. or gro. A group of 144 items; 12 dozen.
tr.v. grossed, gross·ing, gross·es
To earn as a total income or profit before deductions: The store grossed $10,000 last month.
Phrasal Verb:
gross out Slang
To fill with disgust; nauseate: "The trick in making a family film ... is finding ways to interest grown-ups without boring, confusing, or grossing out the younger set" (David Sterritt).

[Middle English, large, from Old French gros, from Late Latin grossus, thick. N., sense 2, Middle English grosse, from Old French grosse (douzain), large (dozen), feminine of gros.]

gross′er n.
gross′ly adv.
gross′ness n.

gross

(ɡrəʊs)
adj
1. repellently or excessively fat or bulky
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) with no deductions for expenses, tax, etc; total: gross sales; gross income. Compare net21
3. (of personal qualities, tastes, etc) conspicuously coarse or vulgar
4. obviously or exceptionally culpable or wrong; flagrant: gross inefficiency.
5. lacking in perception, sensitivity, or discrimination: gross judgments.
6. (esp of vegetation) dense; thick; luxuriant
7. obsolete coarse in texture or quality
8. rare rude; uneducated; ignorant
interj
an exclamation indicating disgust
npl grosspl grosses
9. (Units) a unit of quantity equal to 12 dozen
10.
a. the entire amount
b. the great majority
vb (tr)
(Accounting & Book-keeping) to earn as total revenue, before deductions for expenses, tax, etc
[C14: from Old French gros large, from Late Latin grossus thick]
ˈgrossly adv
ˈgrossness n

gross

(groʊs)

adj.
1. without or before deductions; total (opposed to net): gross earnings; gross sales.
2. flagrant and extreme; glaring: gross injustice.
3. unqualified; rank.
4. indecent, obscene, or vulgar: gross language.
5. lacking in refinement, good manners, education, etc.; unrefined.
6. extremely or excessively fat.
7. large, big, or bulky.
8. of or concerning only the broadest or most general considerations, aspects, etc.
9. Slang. extremely offensive or disgusting.
10. thick; dense; heavy: gross vegetation.
n.
11. a group of 12 dozen, or 144, things. Abbr.: gro.
12. total income, profits, etc., before any deductions (opposed to net).
v.t.
13. to have, make, or earn as a total before any deductions, as of taxes, expenses, etc.: The company grossed over three million dollars last year.
14. gross out, Slang. to disgust or offend, esp. by crude language or behavior.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French gros large (as n., grosse twelve dozen) < Late Latin grossus thick, coarse]
gross′ly, adv.
gross′ness, n.
syn: See flagrant.

gross


Past participle: grossed
Gerund: grossing

Imperative
gross
gross
Present
I gross
you gross
he/she/it grosses
we gross
you gross
they gross
Preterite
I grossed
you grossed
he/she/it grossed
we grossed
you grossed
they grossed
Present Continuous
I am grossing
you are grossing
he/she/it is grossing
we are grossing
you are grossing
they are grossing
Present Perfect
I have grossed
you have grossed
he/she/it has grossed
we have grossed
you have grossed
they have grossed
Past Continuous
I was grossing
you were grossing
he/she/it was grossing
we were grossing
you were grossing
they were grossing
Past Perfect
I had grossed
you had grossed
he/she/it had grossed
we had grossed
you had grossed
they had grossed
Future
I will gross
you will gross
he/she/it will gross
we will gross
you will gross
they will gross
Future Perfect
I will have grossed
you will have grossed
he/she/it will have grossed
we will have grossed
you will have grossed
they will have grossed
Future Continuous
I will be grossing
you will be grossing
he/she/it will be grossing
we will be grossing
you will be grossing
they will be grossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grossing
you have been grossing
he/she/it has been grossing
we have been grossing
you have been grossing
they have been grossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grossing
you will have been grossing
he/she/it will have been grossing
we will have been grossing
you will have been grossing
they will have been grossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grossing
you had been grossing
he/she/it had been grossing
we had been grossing
you had been grossing
they had been grossing
Conditional
I would gross
you would gross
he/she/it would gross
we would gross
you would gross
they would gross
Past Conditional
I would have grossed
you would have grossed
he/she/it would have grossed
we would have grossed
you would have grossed
they would have grossed

gross

A counting measure equal to 144 (or 12 dozen).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gross - twelve dozen
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.gross - the entire amount of income before any deductions are madegross - the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
box office - total admission receipts for an entertainment
gate - total admission receipts at a sports event
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
Verb1.gross - earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
earn, realise, pull in, bring in, realize, gain, make, take in, clear - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
Adj.1.gross - before any deductions; "gross income"
net, nett - remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
2.gross - lacking fine distinctions or detail; "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
3.gross - repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
4.gross - visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)gross - visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
5.gross - 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"; "the unadulterated truth"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"
6.gross - 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"
indecent - offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
7.gross - 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"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

gross

adjective
2. vulgar, offensive, crude, rude, obscene, low, coarse, indecent, improper, unseemly, lewd, X-rated (informal), impure, smutty, ribald, indelicate That's a disgusting thing to say - you're so gross!
vulgar pure, decent, proper, delicate
4. obese, fat, overweight, great, big, large, heavy, massive, dense, bulky, hulking, corpulent, lumpish I've put on so much weight I look totally gross.
fat little, small, thin, slim, delicate, petite, svelte
5. total, whole, entire, aggregate, before tax, before deductions Gross sales in June totalled 270 million.
total net
verb
1. earn, make, take, bring in, rake in (informal) So far the films have grossed nearly £290 million.

gross

adjective
1. Including every constituent or individual:
2. Conspicuously bad or offensive:
4. Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
noun
An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back:
Informal: work (used in plural).
Idioms: everything but the kitchen sink, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole ball of wax.
verb
To make as income or profit:
Translations
إجْماليالمَبلَغ الإجماليبَدينبَذيءفَظيع، فاحِش
celková sumacelkovýcelkový součetdrsnýhrubý
grovoverfedsjofeltotalvulgær
törkeä
grub
bruttóbruttó összeg
akfeiturgrófur, klúrgrófur; afleiturheildar-heildarupphæî
ひどい
심한
bendras kiekisbrutonepadoriainežmoniškainutukęs
bruto-masapiedauzīgsresnsrupjš
neokusen
äcklig
หยาบคาย
aşırı şişmanbir şeyin tümüçok berbatgöze batarkaba
trắng trợn

gross

[grəʊs] (grosser (compar) (grossest (superl)))
A. ADJ
1. (= unacceptable) [injustice, inequality, mismanagement] → flagrante; [exaggeration, simplification] → burdo
a gross injustice has been done to himse ha cometido una flagrante injusticia con él
gross ignoranceignorancia f supina, crasa ignorancia f
gross incompetenceincompetencia f absoluta
gross violations of human rightsflagrantes violaciones de los derechos humanos
that is a gross understatementeso es quedarse muy corto
2. (= revolting) [person, remark, joke] → ordinario, basto
he's totally grosses de lo más basto
(how) gross!¡qué asco!
3. (= tasteless) → ordinario, de muy mal gusto
she was wearing really gross earringsllevaba unos pendientes de lo más ordinario or de un gusto pésimo
4. (= obese) → gordísimo, cebón
after eating so much chocolate she felt really grossdespués de comer tanto chocolate se sentía como una bola or foca
5. (= total) [income, profit, weight] → bruto
their gross income is £205 a weeksus ingresos brutos son de 205 libras a la semana
its gross weight is 100 gramssu peso bruto es de 100 gramos
B. ADV (= in total) [earn, pay, weigh] → en bruto
she earns £30,000 gross per annumgana 30.000 libras al año brutas or en bruto
it weighs 12kg grosspesa 12 kilos brutos or en bruto
how much do you earn gross?¿cuánto ganas bruto or en bruto?
C. VT (Comm) (gen) → obtener unos ingresos brutos de; (from savings, bonds) → obtener unos beneficios brutos de
the company grossed $100,000 last yearel año pasado la compañía obtuvo unos beneficios brutos de 100.000 dólares
D. N
1. (grosses (pl)) (= total income) → ingresos mpl brutos
2. (gross (pl)) (= twelve dozen) → doce docenas fpl
he bought them by the grosslos compró en cantidades de doce docenas
E. CPD gross domestic product N (Econ) → producto m interno bruto
gross indecency N (Jur) → ultraje m contra la moral pública
gross national product NSING (Econ) → producto m nacional bruto
gross negligence N (Jur) → culpa f grave
gross output N (Ind) → producción f bruta
gross out VT + ADV (US) → asquear, dar asco a
gross up VT + ADV (US) [+ salary etc] → recaudar en bruto

gross

[ˈgrəʊs]
adj
(= very serious) [incompetence, inequality, violation] → grave
(= coarse) → grossier/ière
(= disgusting) → dégueulasse
It was really gross! → C'était vraiment dégueulasse!
[amount, rate, figure, weight] → brut(e) gross domestic product
n [gross] [ˈgrəʊs] (pl) (= twelve dozen) → grosse f
adv [earn] → avant impôt
to earn 500,000 pounds gross → gagner 500 000 livres avant impôt
vt (= make) to gross £500,000 → gagner 500 000 livres avant impôtgross domestic product nproduit m intérieur brutgross indecency noutrage m à la pudeur

gross

:
gross domestic product
n (Econ) → Bruttoinlandsprodukt nt
gross indecency

gross

:
gross margin
n (Econ) → Bruttomarge f
gross misconduct
n (Jur) → grobes Fehlverhalten
gross national product
n (Econ) → Bruttosozialprodukt nt
gross negligence

gross

:
gross profit
nGesamtgewinn m; (before deductions) → Bruttogewinn m
gross salary
nBruttogehalt nt
gross turnover
nGesamtumsatz m
gross weight
nBruttogewicht nt
gross yield
nGesamt-/Bruttoertrag m

gross

1
n no plGros nt

gross

2
adj (+er)
(= serious) mismanagement, exaggeration, simplification, error, insultgrob; inequality, violationkrass; injusticeschreiend; that is a gross understatementdas ist stark untertrieben
(= fat)fett
(inf) person, remarks, jokes (= disgusting)abstoßend; (= tasteless)ordinär; he is the grossest thing aliveer ist total ekelhaft
(= total)Gesamt-; (= before deductions)Brutto-; gross amountGesamtbetrag m, → Gesamtsumme f; gross incomeBruttoeinkommen nt; gross outputGesamtproduktion f; gross register(ed) ton (Naut) → Bruttoregistertonne f
adv earn, pay, weighbrutto; she earns £30,000 gross per annumsie verdient £ 30 000 brutto im Jahr, ihr Bruttoverdienst ist £ 30 000 im Jahr; the yield is 10% grossder Bruttoertrag ist 10%
vt (= earn)brutto verdienen
n the gross (= amount)die Gesamtsumme

gross

[grəʊs]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl)))
a. (fat, body) → obeso/a; (vegetation) → lussureggiante; (behaviour, language, error) → grossolano/a; (impertinence) → sfacciato/a
b. (total, profit, income) → complessivo/a, totale (Comm) (weight, income) → lordo/a
£10,000 gross → 10.000 sterline lorde
2. n pl inv (twelve dozen) → grossa

gross

(grəus) adjective
1. very bad. gross errors/indecency.
2. vulgar. gross behaviour/language.
3. too fat. a large, gross woman.
4. total. The gross weight of a parcel is the total weight of the contents, the box, the wrapping etc.
noun
the total amount (of several things added together).
ˈgrossly adverb
grossly underpaid; He behaved grossly.

gross

هائِل neomluvitelný grov ungeheuerlich κατάφωρος bruto törkeä grossier grub madornale ひどい 심한 walgelijk grov ordynarny bruto вопиющий äcklig หยาบคาย göze batar trắng trợn 毛的

gross

a. grave; grueso-a, denso-a; grotesco-a;
___ negligenceimprudencia o negligencia ___.
References in classic literature ?
The Puritan --if not belied by some singular stories, murmured, even at this day, under the narrator's breath--had fallen into certain transgressions to which men of his great animal development, whatever their faith or principles, must continue liable, until they put off impurity, along with the gross earthly substance that involves it.
Now that there was an end, they needed more breath, more fit to support the gross and earthly life into which they relapsed, than that atmosphere which the preacher had converted into words of flame, and had burdened with the rich fragrance of his thought.
No tale was too gross or monstrous for his capacious swallow.
There was but one sane inference: someone had taken a liberty rather gross.
Clare did so,--for gross sensualism, in any form, was not the peculiar temptation of his nature.