Meaning of VOLUME in English

VOLUME

noun

1 amount of space

ADJECTIVE

▪ total

the total ~ of the containers

▪ interior , internal

VERB + VOLUME

▪ calculate , measure

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

They sell screws and nails by ~.

▪ in ~

two gallons in ~

2 quantity of sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ sheer

The sheer ~ 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 ~.

▪ decrease in , fall in

▪ determine , estimate

VOLUME + VERB

▪ double , grow , increase , rise

Sales ~ 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 ~ control on the television

PREPOSITION

▪ at … ~

The car stereo was on at full ~.

▪ ~ on

the ~ on the stereo

4 book

ADJECTIVE

▪ bound , leather-bound

a library full of bound ~s

▪ companion

a companion ~ to the one on African wildlife

▪ rare

Only a library would have this rare ~.

▪ 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 ~

Her poems are now available in a single ~.

▪ ~ of

a ~ of short stories

▪ ~ on

a ~ on ancient history

PHRASES

▪ run to five, several, etc. ~s

The encyclopedia is a huge work, running to 20 ~s.

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