volume

noun
1 amount of space
ADJECTIVE
total

the total volume of the containers

interior, internal
VERB + VOLUME
calculate, measure
PREPOSITION
by volume

They sell screws and nails by volume.

in volume

two gallons in volume

2 quantity of sth
ADJECTIVE
sheer

The sheer volume of fiction produced is staggering.

considerable, enormous, great, heavy, high, huge, large, substantial, vast
increased
increasing
low, small
decreased, reduced
overall
production, sales
traffic
VERB + VOLUME
increase
decrease, reduce
double in, grow in, increase in, rise in

Sales have doubled in volume.

decrease in, fall in
determine, estimate
VOLUME + VERB
double, grow, increase, rise

Sales volume has doubled since 1999.

decrease, fall
exceed sth
3 strength of sound that sth makes
ADJECTIVE
high, loud
full, maximum
low
VERB + VOLUME
increase, turn up
decrease, lower, turn down
grow in, increase in, rise in
decrease in, fall in
VOLUME + NOUN
control, dial, knob, setting

the volume control on the television

PREPOSITION
at … volume

The car stereo was on at full volume.

volume on

the volume on the stereo

4 book
ADJECTIVE
bound, leather-bound

a library full of bound volumes

companion

a companion volume to the one on African wildlife

rare

Only a library would have this rare volume.

huge, large, massive, substantial, thick
slender, slim, small
handsome
dusty
old
single
separate
edited
published
first, second, etc.
final
forthcoming
… OF VOLUMES
series
VERB + VOLUME
edit, illustrate, publish, write
read
PREPOSITION
in a/the volume

Her poems are now available in a single volume.

volume of

a volume of short stories

volume on

a volume on ancient history

PHRASES
run to five, several, etc. volumes

The encyclopedia is a huge work, running to 20 volumes.


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