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heap

heap

 
pronunciation:
hip
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a great number of things lying on top of each other; pile.
a gravel heapa heap of junk metal
synonyms:
pile
similar words:
accumulation, agglomerate, bank, mound, mountain, stack
definition 2: (informal) a great amount or number.
a heap of money
synonyms:
multitude, pile, stack
similar words:
abundance, chunk, gobs, mass, mess, mountain, myriad, oodles, profusion, scads, tons, world
definition 3: (slang) a run-down car.
synonyms:
crate, jalopy
similar words:
rattletrap, wreck
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: heaped, heaping, heaps
definition 1: to put, cast, or form in a heap; pile up (often fol. by up, on, or the like).
He heaped his belongings on the porch.
synonyms:
pile
similar words:
agglomerate, bank, mound, stack
definition 2: to give, load, or assign in great quantity (usu. fol. by on or upon).
She heaps praise on her associates.
synonyms:
pile
similar words:
lavish, rain
definition 3: to fill or overfill.
He heaped his cart with old clothes.
synonyms:
pile
similar words:
fill, load, stack, stuff
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to accumulate, rise, or be in one or more heaps or piles (often fol. by up).
The snow heaps up behind the fence.
synonyms:
accumulate, pile
similar words:
accrue, agglomerate, amass, drift