Associations to the word «Gross»


GROSS, adjective. (slang) (not UK) Disgusting, nasty.
GROSS, adjective. Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure.
GROSS, adjective. Great, large, bulky, or fat.
GROSS, adjective. Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful.
GROSS, adjective. The whole amount; entire; total before any deductions.
GROSS, adjective. Not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless.
GROSS, adjective. (pathology) seen without a microscope, macroscopic, usually for a tisue or an organ.
GROSS, noun. Twelve dozen = 144.
GROSS, noun. The total nominal earnings or amount, before taxes, expenses, exceptions or similar are deducted. That which remains after all deductions is called net.
GROSS, noun. The bulk, the mass, the masses.
GROSS, verb. To earn money, not including expenses.
GROSS, proper noun. A surname​, originally a nickname for a big man, from gros.
GROSS ADVENTURE, noun. (legal) The loan of money upon bottomry, i.e. on a mortgage of a ship.
GROSS ANATOMY, noun. (anatomy) The study of large-scale anatomy, especially that which may be seen by the unaided eye.
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, noun. (economics) A measure of the economic production of a particular territory in financial capital terms over a specific time period.
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCTS, noun. Plural of gross domestic product
GROSS INCOME, noun. Income generated before deducting expenses, taxes, insurance, etc.
GROSS INCOME, noun. In United States tax law, income that is subject to taxation under the Internal Revenue Code (see Internal Revenue Code 61).
GROSS INCOMES, noun. Plural of gross income
GROSS INDECENCY, noun. (UK) (Canada) (legal) Any of various sexual criminal offences, including sex with a child and (formerly) male homosexuality.
GROSS MARGIN, noun. (business) The difference between revenue and direct cost, often expressed as the ratio gross margin percent.
GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS, noun. A particular indicator of a country's quality of life, developed in Bhutan in the 1970s.
GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS, noun. Alternative form of gross national happiness
GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT, noun. (economics) The total market value of all the goods and services produced by a nation (citizens of a country, whether living at home or abroad) during a specified period
GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCTS, noun. Plural of gross national product
GROSS NEGLIGENCE, noun. (legal) Negligence evincing a total or near total disregard for the rights and welfare of others and for the consequences of an act.
GROSS OUT, noun. (sometimes hyphenated) (especially when used attributively) Something which sickens, causes distress, or appalls by reason of being disgusting, gory, or repulsive.
GROSS OUT, verb. (transitive) To sicken or distress (someone) by being disgusting, gory, or appalling.
GROSS PAY, noun. An amount of pay, wages, salary, or other compensation before deductions, such as for taxes, insurance, and retirement.
GROSS PAY, noun. A payment for the entire year's income.
GROSS PROFIT, noun. (accounting) the difference between net sales and the cost of goods sold
GROSS PROFITS, noun. Plural of gross profit
GROSS REGISTER TON, noun. (nautical) (obsolete) A measure of the total enclosed volume of a ship, equal to 100 cubic feet or 2.83 m3.
GROSS SALES, noun. (plural only) (business) (accounting) The total invoice value of sales, before deducting customers' discounts, returns, or allowances.
GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING, noun. The maximum allowable total mass of a road vehicle or trailer when loaded
GROSS WEIGHT, noun. The total weight of a vehicle and its freight, fuel, passengers etc.
GROSS WEIGHT, noun. The total weight of a product and its packaging.

Dictionary definition

GROSS, noun. Twelve dozen.
GROSS, noun. The entire amount of income before any deductions are made.
GROSS, verb. Earn before taxes, expenses, etc..
GROSS, adjective. Before any deductions; "gross income".
GROSS, adjective. Lacking fine distinctions or detail; "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable".
GROSS, adjective. Repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man".
GROSS, adjective. Visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features).
GROSS, adjective. 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".
GROSS, adjective. 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".
GROSS, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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