1. the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object

- the gas expanded to twice its original volume

Definition categories: quantity, amount, measure

2. the property of something that is great in magnitude

- the volume of exports

Similar word(s): bulk, mass

Definition categories: attribute, magnitude

3. physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together

Similar word(s): book

Definition categories: man–made, product, production

4. a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications

- the third volume was missing

- he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review

Definition categories: communication, publication

5. a relative amount

- mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water

Definition categories: quantity, amount, measure

6. the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

- the kids played their music at full volume

Similar word(s): intensity, loudness

Definition categories: attribute

Sentences with volume as a noun:

- The room is 9x12x8, so its volume is 864 cubic feet.

- Please turn down the volume on the stereo.

- I looked at this week's copy of the magazine. It was volume 23, issue 45.

- The letter "G" was found in volume 4.

- The volume of ticket sales decreased this week.