What is another word for dozens?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌzənz] (IPA)

Dozens is a word that is used to indicate a large quantity of something. Some common synonyms for dozens include scores, lots, heaps, multitudes, loads, abundance, masses, and many more. These words can be used interchangeably with dozens in order to add variety to your writing or speech. Other related synonyms for dozens include hundreds, thousands, zillions, and infinite. Depending on the context in which dozens is used, any of these synonyms could be used effectively to enhance the meaning or impact of a sentence or phrase. So the next time you find yourself saying dozens, consider using one of these synonyms to liven up your language.

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Usage examples for Dozens

But the succession of strata is not invariably the same all the world over; in some countries, we may have dozens of separate formations piled one on the top of the other; in other countries, many members of the series are absent; in brief, blanks in the succession are of constant occurrence.
"Geology"
James Geikie
As soon as you arrive the men flock about in dozens; those who don't know you come to be introduced.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
Those whose business it is to gather such information can tell in the case of dozens of books of much less importance exactly how many copies have been discovered and in whose possession they remain.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Dozens

  • Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart.
    Marsha Blackburn
  • When I left drama school, there were dozens of rep theatres you could apply to where you got a good training.
    Brenda Blethyn
  • Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls.
    Louise Brown
  • The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
    Louise Brown
  • Most well-known serial killers have victims numbering in the dozens, have sent taunting letters to the police or have done bizarre things to the bodies.
    Pat Brown

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