Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • de lagere sociale klassen
  • the common people generally






  1. We still have masses of work.
  2. He always stands aloof from the masses.
  3. The masses rose against the dictator.
  4. Religion is the opiate of the masses.
  5. The masses are entirely ignorant of the segregation problem.
  6. The true makers of history are the masses.
  7. There's a volcano emitting masses of smoke in Iceland.
  8. Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
  9. The mountains, too, at a distance appear airy masses and smooth, but seen near at hand, they are rough.
  10. Having reached the rank of prime minister, and with the enthusiastic support of the masses, it seems he is able to wield presidential powers.
  11. The revolutionary government, while raising troops from the masses and fighting a defensive battle, established a republic and executed Louis XVI.
  12. The media's the most powerful entity on Earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
  13. The net gravitational field at any point on the surface of the earth is the sum of the gravitational fields of all the masses in the universe; hence it displays diurnal and seasonal variations and variations with the phases of the moon and Jupiter; and those variations vary with latitude: if you live far from the poles, you weigh more at night.
  14. Masses
  15. Anticipated masses;