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Great; culpable; general; absolute. A thing in gross exists in its own right, and not as an appendage to another thing. Before or without diminution or deduction. Whole; entire; total; as in the gross sum, amount, weight—as opposed to net. Not adjusted or reduced by deductions or subtractions.

Out of all measure; beyond allowance; flagrant; shameful; as a gross dereliction of duty, a gross injustice, gross carelessness or Negligence. Such conduct as is not to be excused.


(Flagrant), adjective absolute, aggravated, big, colossal, considerable, deplorable, dire, dreadful, easily seen, egregious, enormous, evident, extreme, fulsome, gigantic, glaring, grave, great, grievous, heinous, horrible, huge, immense, indelicate, lamentable, large, manifest, massive, monstrous, obvious, odious, outrageous, reprehensible, shameful, shocking, unmitigated, utter
Associated concepts: gross fraud, gross inadequacy, gross missonduct, gross neglect, gross negligence, gross unfairness


(Total), adjective aggregate, all-inclusive, comprehensive, entire, exhaustive, full, inclusive, incredibilis, intact, inviolate, lacking nothing, magnus, nimius, plenary, unabridged, unbroken, uncut, undeducted from, undeleted, undiminished, undivided, unexpurgated, unreduced, unshorn, unshortened, whole, without deductions
Associated concepts: easement in gross, gross earnings, gross estate, gross income, gross profit, gross receipts, gross sales, gross value
See also: aggregate, blatant, brutal, depraved, entirety, excessive, exorbitant, extreme, flagrant, heinous, improper, inelegant, iniquitous, lurid, manifest, nefarious, objectionable, obnoxious, obtrusive, outrageous, repulsive, salacious, scurrilous, stark, total, totality, uncouth, unseemly, whole

GROSS. Absolute; entire, not depending on another. Vide Common.

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For example, Bad Boys was only expected to gross about $5 million overseas but the film generated $75 million in international box-office receipts.
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First-dollar-gross represents the gross box-office revenues before the deduction of any expenses.