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stockpile

stock·pile

stockpile

 
 
pronunciation:
stak paIl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a supply of items accumulated and maintained for future use.
The soldiers discovered a stockpile of enemy weapons in the warehouse.
similar words:
backlog, hoard, reserve, supply
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stockpiled, stockpiles, stockpiling
definition: to accumulate a large store of.
similar words:
hoard, treasure
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to build up or accrue in a stockpile.
similar words:
hoard
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derivation: stockpiler (n.)