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Definitions of gross:
  • noun:   the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
  • noun:   twelve dozen
  • verb:   earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
  • adjective:   before any deductions
    Example: "Gross income"
  • adjective:   repellently fat
  • adjective:   of general aspects or broad distinctions
    Example: "The gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
  • adjective:   visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
  • adjective:   conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    Example: "A revoltingly gross expletive"
  • adjective:   conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    Example: "Gross ineptitude"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 3703 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #416)

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