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amass

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishamassa‧mass /əˈmæs/ verb [transitive]  GETif you amass money, knowledge, information etc, you gradually collect a large amount of it For 25 years, Darwin amassed evidence to support his theories. He amassed a fortune after the war.see thesaurus at collect→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
amassHis father, of Gipton, Leeds, said his son had amassed a fortune.He had time to amass a large repertoire of 32 concertos and many dozens of solo works.Over the years he had amassed an absolute fortune.On arrival in the New World, Tawell's wife found that her husband had amassed an immense fortune.In Loreauville, Louisiana, twenty Republicans, mostly blacks, entered the city cheering and shouting profanities at the amassed Democrats.Riordan has already amassed nearly $ 2 million in campaign contributions.During the course of her lifetime, Mrs. Boone amassed over $5 million.Under the old system many women amass secret savings unbeknown to their husbands.How did you amass such a fortune?The Lewins amassed their art collection over more than 40 years.The sheer weight of dicta amassed was intimidating, but Mr. Ashworth conceded he could find no authority actually binding on me.amassed ... fortuneHe was a career civil servant who had allegedly amassed a fortune.His father, of Gipton, Leeds, said his son had amassed a fortune.
From Longman Business Dictionaryamassa‧mass /əˈmæs/ verb [transitive] to collect a large amount of something gradually over a period of time, especially money or informationShe has amassed a £94 million fortune through her family’s hotel and banking chain.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
amass
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyamass
he, she, itamasses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyamassed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave amassed
he, she, ithas amassed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad amassed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill amass
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have amassed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam amassing
he, she, itis amassing
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you, we, theyare amassing
Past
I, he, she, itwas amassing
you, we, theywere amassing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been amassing
he, she, ithas been amassing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been amassing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be amassing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been amassing
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