Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure. (adjective)
Great, large, palpable, bulky, or fat. (adjective)
Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful (adjective)
the whole amount; entire; total before any deductions. (adjective)
Twelve dozen = 144. (noun)
The total nominal earnings or amount, before taxes, expenses, exceptions or similar are deducted. That which remains after all deductions is called net. (noun)
The bulk, the mass, the masses. (noun)
To earn money, not including expenses. (verb)
Examples of word gross
In addition, from time to time on this call we refer to the term gross sales.
Instead of measuring social health by the standard economic yardstick, gross domestic product, Bhutan tracks what it calls gross national happiness, which is defined as sustainable development, cultural preservation, environmental well-being and good governance.
Human Rights Watch HRW says African Union mediators in Ivory Coast should work to end what it calls "gross violations of human rights" by security forces loyal to incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo, as violence continues to escalate in the country's commercial capital and troubled western region.
Human Rights Watch says the African Union mediation should work to end what it calls "gross violations of human rights" by security forces that it says are targeting Ouattara supporters.
He says this case highlights what he calls a gross inequity in how the church treats scandal.