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Detailed Synonyms for pile in English

pile:

pile [the ~] noun

  1. the pile
    the accumulation; the pile; the heap; the piling up; the load
  2. the pile
    the column
    – a page or text that is vertically divided 1
    • column [the ~] noun
      • the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject1
      • the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns1
    the pillar; the pile
  3. the pile
    the pile
  4. the pile
    the pile; the bunch; the heap; the lot; the crowd
  5. the pile
    the accumulation; the collection; the gathering; the clutter; the compilation; the pile; the pack; the sorting; the sifting; the piling up
  6. the pile
    the stack; the rick; the pile
  7. the pile
    – a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy 1
    the pile; the atomic reactor; the atomic pile; the chain reactor
    – a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy 1
  8. the pile
    – the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave 1
    the pile; the nap
    – the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave 1
    • pile [the ~] noun
      • for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction1
    • nap [the ~] noun
  9. the pile
    – a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure 1
    the pile; the piling; the stilt; the spile
    – a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure 1
  10. the pile
    – battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta 1
    the pile; the voltaic pile; the galvanic pile
    – battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta 1
  11. the pile
    – fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs) 1
    the down; the pile
    – fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs) 1
  12. the pile
    – a collection of objects laid on top of each other 1
    the pile; the heap; the cumulation; the agglomerate; the cumulus; the mound
    – a collection of objects laid on top of each other 1
  13. the pile
    – a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit) 1
    the pile; the bundle; the big money; the megabucks; the big bucks
    – a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit) 1
    • pile [the ~] noun
    • bundle [the ~] noun
      • she made a bundle selling real estate1
    • big money [the ~] noun
    • megabucks [the ~] noun
      • they sank megabucks into their new house1
    • big bucks [the ~] noun

pile

  1. pile
  2. pile
  3. pile

to pile verb (piles, piled, piling)

  1. to pile
    – place or lay as if in a pile 1
    to pile
    – place or lay as if in a pile 1
    • pile verb (piles, piled, piling)
      • The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested1
  2. to pile
    – arrange in stacks 1
    to stack; to pile; to heap
    – arrange in stacks 1
    • stack verb (stacks, stacked, stacking)
      • stack your books up on the shelves1
    • pile verb (piles, piled, piling)
    • heap verb (heaps, heaped, heaping)
      • heap firewood around the fireplace1
  3. to pile
    – press tightly together or cram 1
    to pile; to pack; to jam; mob; throng
    – press tightly together or cram 1
    • pile verb (piles, piled, piling)
    • pack verb (packs, packed, packing)
      • The crowd packed the auditorium1
    • jam verb (jams, jammed, jamming)
    • mob verb
    • throng verb

Conjugations for pile:

present
  1. pile
  2. pile
  3. piles
  4. pile
  5. pile
  6. pile
simple past
  1. piled
  2. piled
  3. piled
  4. piled
  5. piled
  6. piled
present perfect
  1. have piled
  2. have piled
  3. has piled
  4. have piled
  5. have piled
  6. have piled
past continuous
  1. was piling
  2. were piling
  3. was piling
  4. were piling
  5. were piling
  6. were piling
future
  1. shall pile
  2. will pile
  3. will pile
  4. shall pile
  5. will pile
  6. will pile
continuous present
  1. am piling
  2. are piling
  3. is piling
  4. are piling
  5. are piling
  6. are piling
subjunctive
  1. be piled
  2. be piled
  3. be piled
  4. be piled
  5. be piled
  6. be piled
diverse
  1. pile!
  2. let's pile!
  3. piled
  4. piling
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "pile":

  1. a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy1
  2. the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave1
    • for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction1
  3. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure1
  4. battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta1
  5. fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)1
  6. a collection of objects laid on top of each other1
  7. a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)1
  8. place or lay as if in a pile1
    • The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested1
  9. arrange in stacks1
  10. press tightly together or cram1

Related Synonyms for pile



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