pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus(noun)
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, pitcher's mound, batch, raft, cumulus cloud, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, hill, spate, muckle, big money, mass, bundle, pile, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, jalopy, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, hammock, big bucks, hummock, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, down, great deal, mess, sight, voltaic pile, cumulus, hillock, knoll, bus, cumulation, pitcher, pot, agglomerate
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
push-down list, flock, destiny, bulk, cud, chaw, multitude, upsurge, atomic reactor, pile, quid, deal, spile, smokestack, caboodle, crapper, commode, throne, troop, fold, bay window, stool, softwood, chew, gage, push-down store, push-down storage, weed, hand, surge, kitty, jalopy, smoke, muddle, band, lot, passel, slew, vision, freshet, potbelly, mussiness, jam, muss, hole, flowerpot, mint candy, visual modality, quite a little, clutch, luck, plentifulness, toilet, masses, ken, mess hall, down, atomic pile, messiness, the great unwashed, peck, tummy, agglomerate, sight, volume, wad, plug, mount, potty, set, nap, portion, skunk, push-down stack, chain reactor, rush, mound, good deal, big money, galvanic pile, pickle, sens, bundle, fate, voltaic pile, draw, stilt, green goddess, people, visual sense, sess, batch, view, pot, stack, mess, bunch, spate, plenteousness, locoweed, piling, bus, bargain, mountain, survey, business deal, plenty, potentiometer, mint, dope, plentitude, cumulus, plenitude, raft, jackpot, mickle, can, big bucks, kettle of fish, mass, tidy sum, corporation, circumstances, hatful, potful, megabucks, circle, grass, great deal, trade, cumulation, fix, muckle, fortune, hoi polloi
bus, jalopy, heap(verb)
a car that is old and unreliable
"the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
tidy sum, mound, bus topology, muckle, mint, plenty, jitney, batch, lot, raft, quite a little, passel, double-decker, pile, coach, good deal, stack, passenger vehicle, sight, autobus, deal, peck, charabanc, omnibus, wad, flock, motorcoach, mickle, hatful, great deal, mess, slew, mass, bus, mountain, cumulus, spate, busbar, jalopy, cumulation, motorbus, pot, agglomerate
bestow in large quantities
"He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him"
stack, pile, heap(verb)
arrange in stacks
"heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
fill to overflow
"heap the platter with potatoes"
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How to use heap in a sentence?
Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.
Single is every living creature born, Single he passes to another world, Single he eats the fruit of evil deeds, Single, the fruit of good; and when he leaves His body, like a log or heap of clay, Upon the ground, his kinsmen walk away: Virtue alone stays by him at the tomb, And bears him through the dreary, trackless gloom.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Overdue doesn't capture it. It is eight years since the collapse of HBOS in 2008. It has taken a heap of pressure from parliament to secure appropriate action from the regulators, the lion's share of the investigatory work should already have been undertaken in the preparation of the regulators' report in to the failure of the bank.
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
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- Haufe, Haufen, HeapGerman
- στοίβα, στοιβάζω, σωρόςGreek
- cúmulo, amontonar, montículo, pilaSpanish
- توده, کپه, کوتPersian
- läjä, läjittää, joukko, kasata, keko, kasaFinnish
- tas, pile, monceauFrench
- կույտ, զանգվածArmenian
- riempire, pila, massa, sommergere, ricolmare, ammassare, moltitudine, coprire, catasta, ammucchiare, mucchio, cumulo, ricoprire, accatastare, folla, marea, colmareItalian
- 積み重ね, 塚, ヒープ, 堆積, 重ねJapanese
- whakataipū, purawhetūMāori
- sterta, kupaPolish
- кипа, груда, куча, ворохRussian
- moncea, hopeaWalloon
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