Definitions for: Batch


[n] a collection of things or persons to be handled together
[n] all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
[n] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
[v] batch together; assemble or process as a batch



Webster (1913) Definition: Batch, n. [OE. bache, bacche, fr. AS. bacan to bake; cf.
G. geb["a]ck and D. baksel. See Bake, v. t.]
1. The quantity of bread baked at one time.

2. A quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group
or collection of persons or things of the same kind; as, a
batch of letters; the next batch of business. ``A new
batch of Lords.'' --Lady M. W. Montagu.

Synonyms: clutch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew

See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, deluge, flood, group, inundation, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, schmear, schmeer, shmear, torrent

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