quantity

quantity
Synonyms and related words:
Alexandrine, a mass of, a world of, abundance, accent, accentuation, accommodation, account, acres, affluence, aggregate, amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, armful, army, arsis, avalanche, bacchius, bagful, bags, barometer, barrelful, barrels, basketful, batch, beat, bevy, binful, block, bonanza, bottleful, bountifulness, bountiousness, bowlful, box score, budget, bulk, bumper crop, bunch, burden, bushel, cadence, caesura, canon, capacity, capful, caseful, cast, catalexis, check, chloriamb, chloriambus, chunk, clod, cloud, clump, clutch, clutter, colon, content, copiousness, cordage, count, counterpoint, countlessness, covey, cretic, criterion, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, deal, degree, diaeresis, difference, dimeter, dipody, dochmiac, dose, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, extent, extravagance, exuberance, feminine caesura, fertility, flight, flock, flocks, flood, flow, foison, foot, full measure, full vowel, fullness, gauge, generosity, generousness, gob, gobs, graduated scale, great abundance, great plenty, group, gush, hail, handful, heap, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, hive, host, hunk, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, ionic, jam, jillion, jingle, kettleful, landslide, lapful, large amount, lavishness, legion, liberality, liberalness, lilt, limit, load, loads, loaf, long vowel, lot, lots, lump, luxuriance, many, masculine caesura, mass, masses of, maximum, measure, mess, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, million, mob, model, molossus, mora, more than enough, mountain, mouthful, movement, much, muchness, multitude, myriad, myriads, nest, norm, nugget, number, numbers, numerousness, ocean, oceans, oodles, opulence, opulency, outpouring, overflow, pack, paeon, parameter, parcel, part, pat, pattern, peck, pentameter, pentapody, period, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plenty, plurality, portion, poundage, prevalence, proceleusmatic, prodigality, product, productiveness, profuseness, profusion, pyrrhic, quantities, quantum, quite a few, ration, reading, readout, reckoning, reduced vowel, repleteness, repletion, rhythm, rich harvest, rich vein, richness, riot, riotousness, room, rout, ruck, rule, scads, scale, score, scores, sea, shoal, short vowel, shower, small amount, space, spate, spondee, sprung rhythm, standard, stowage, stream, stress, substantiality, substantialness, sum, summation, superabundance, superfluity, swarm, swing, syzygy, tale, tally, teemingness, test, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, the bottom line, the story, the whole story, thesis, thousand, throng, tidy sum, tonnage, tons, total, touchstone, tribrach, trillion, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, type, value, volume, wad, wealth, weight, whole, world, worlds, worlds of, x number, yardstick

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