What is another word for dozen?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌzən] (IPA)

The word "dozen" refers to a group of twelve items or individuals. However, there are several synonyms for this word that you can use to add variety to your writing. "Dodecad" is an archaic term that means a group of twelve things. "Twelve-pack" is a modern term and is often used to refer to a pack of 12 beverage cans or bottles. "Baker's dozen" is another common synonym that means 13 instead of 12, often used in reference to baked goods. "Gross" means 144, or 12 dozens. "Score" refers to 20 and can be used to signify a quantity of 12 by multiplying it with 0.6.

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What are the opposite words for dozen?

The word "dozen" refers to a quantity of 12 items. Its antonyms are different in meaning and context. One antonym for "dozen" is "individual", which refers to a single item or person. Another antonym for "dozen" could be "zero", meaning no quantity or absence of something. Alternatively, "hundred" could be an antonym for "dozen", referencing a larger quantity of 100 items. Similarly, the term "thousand" could also be seen as an antonym for "dozen", indicating a significantly larger quantity of 1,000 items. The opposite of "dozen" will vary depending on the context and the amount of items being referred to.

Usage examples for Dozen

Around this he went half a dozen times.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
While I was yet within sight I looked back half a dozen times and we waved our hands.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
This region, from a distance, seemed like one forest; nearer, however, it appeared that the great trees grew a dozen or even some score paces apart.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Dozen

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  • How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books?
    John James Audubon
  • There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more.
    Joseph Barbera
  • Out of fifty mathematical papers presented in brief at such a meeting, it is a rare mathematician indeed who really understands what more than half a dozen are about.
    E. T. Bell

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