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pile1

pile1

 
pronunciation:
paIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a number of things on top of each other; heap; stack.
There is a huge pile of laundry to do.
 
synonyms:
heap, mound, stack
similar words:
accumulation, assortment, bank, collection, cumulus, hill, mass, mountain
definition 2: (informal) a large amount of anything.
As a popular movie star, she earns a pile of money.
synonyms:
abundance, accumulation, heap, hill, mass, mound, mountain, sea, stack, store, world
similar words:
hoard, stock
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: piled, piles, piling
definition 1: to place in a pile or form a pile from (often followed by "up").
He piled up the wood by the side of the house.
synonyms:
heap, stack
similar words:
accumulate, mound
definition 2: to cover with a pile; stack.
She piled her desk with books and papers.
synonyms:
heap
similar words:
accumulate
definition 3: to become greater in number or size (usually followed by "up").
The dishes piled up in the sink.
synonyms:
accumulate, increase
similar words:
grow, heap, stack
definition 4: to move as a group, in a disorderly way.
We all piled into the taxi.
similar words:
flock, herd, swarm, throng