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Adjective: gross (grosser,grossest)  grows
  1. Before any deductions
    "gross income"
     
  2. Repellently fat
    "a bald gross old man";
    - porcine
     
  3. Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    "a revoltingly gross expletive";
    - crude, earthy, vulgar, coarse, salty, ripe [informal]
     
  4. Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    "gross ineptitude";
    - crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, rank
     
  5. Without qualification; used informally as an (often pejorative) intensifier
    "gross negligence";
    - arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, perfect, pure, sodding, stark, staring, thorough, thoroughgoing, utter, unadulterated, rigorous
     
  6. Lacking fine distinction or details
    "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
     
  7. Visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
    - megascopic
Noun: gross  grows
  1. Twelve dozen
    - 144
     
  2. The entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    - revenue, receipts
Verb: gross  grows
  1. Earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

Derived forms: grosses, grossing, grosser, grossed, grossest

See also: conspicuous, fat, general, indecent, overall, seeable, unmitigated, visible

Type of: amount, amount of money, bring in, clear, earn, gain, large integer, make, pull in [informal], realise [Brit], realize, sum, sum of money, take in

Antonym: net

Encyclopedia: Gross, NE