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Synonyms for pile
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus(noun)

    a collection of objects laid on top of each other

    Synonyms:
    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, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, jalopy, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, hammock, big bucks, hummock, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, sight, voltaic pile, cumulus, hillock, knoll, bus, cumulation, pitcher, pot, agglomerate

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    push-down list, flock, destiny, bulk, cud, chaw, multitude, upsurge, atomic reactor, quid, deal, spile, smokestack, caboodle, crapper, commode, throne, troop, fold, bay window, stool, softwood, chew, gage, push-down store, push-down storage, weed, hand, heap, 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

  3. pile, bundle, big bucks, megabucks, big money(noun)

    a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

    "she made a bundle selling real estate"; "they sank megabucks into their new house"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, spate, muckle, big money, package, mass, bundle, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, parcel, sight, voltaic pile, cumulus, packet, cumulation, sheaf, pot, agglomerate

  4. down, pile(noun)

    fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, spate, muckle, big money, chain reactor, bundle, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, voltaic pile, galvanic pile, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, mass, down feather, cumulus, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  5. voltaic pile, pile, galvanic pile(noun)

    battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, spate, muckle, big money, chain reactor, bundle, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, galvanic pile, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, mass, voltaic pile, cumulus, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  6. pile, spile, piling, stilt(noun)

    a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, long-legs, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, spate, muckle, big money, stiltbird, mass, bundle, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, longlegs, chain reactor, bung, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, stilt plover, sight, voltaic pile, cumulus, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  7. pile, nap(noun)

    the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

    "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, short sleep, spate, muckle, big money, mass, bundle, snooze, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, forty winks, sight, voltaic pile, sleep, cat sleep, cumulus, catnap, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  8. atomic pile, atomic reactor, pile, chain reactor(verb)

    a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, nap, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, spate, muckle, big money, bundle, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, atomic pile, deal, piling, atomic reactor, big bucks, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, galvanic pile, mass, voltaic pile, stilt, cumulus, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  9. stack, pile, heap(verb)

    arrange in stacks

    "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"

    Synonyms:
    mob, throng, jam, stack, heap, pack

  10. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam(verb)

    press tightly together or cram

    "The crowd packed the auditorium"

    Synonyms:
    mob, wad, ram, backpack, jampack, pack, obstruct, take, heap, crush, tamp, block, occlude, load down, impede, tamp down, bundle, chock up, throng, stack, carry, obturate, cram, jam, close up, compact

  11. pile(verb)

    place or lay as if in a pile

    "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"

    Synonyms:
    mob, throng, jam, stack, heap, pack

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pile

    Synonyms:
    heap, accumulate, gather, store, stuck, amass, collect

    Antonyms:
    demolish, dissipate, squander, scatter, separate, disperse, deal, distribute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    heap, accumulation, mass, collection

  2. pile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    building, structure, edifice, fabric, erection

  3. pile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    large stake

  4. pile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    filament, thread, fibre, staple

  5. pile(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accumulate, amass, heap, collect or gather into a heap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pile(n)

    Synonyms:
    heap, stack, accumulation

  2. pile(v)

    Synonyms:
    heap, stack, accumulate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pile":

    piles, sack, stack, battery, cell, piling, bed, velvet, stake, heap

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How to use pile in a sentence?

  1. Rebekah Heiner of Newport News:

    I sent my husband out with the leaf blower a couple months ago to clear the backyard of all the leaves that had fallen off our tree, and when I peeked outside, I found my daughter and husband jumping through the pile and throwing leaves at each other. It certainly made me smile and was a good reminder not to take life too seriously.

  2. Erik Gordon:

    Hedge fund managers with great track records have stood by their conviction that Valeant is a great company despite a growing list of questions about its business model, its pricing policies, its pile of debt and the determination of potential acquisition targets to stay out of Valeant's clutches.

  3. Thomas Alva Edison:

    To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.

  4. Peter Buffett:

    I paraphrase it as 'your money or your life,' but (I am) living proof that I would much rather have invested in myself, taken the time and grown my own life with all the mistakes and all the successes and everything else that I can say is mine as opposed to have a pile of money that essentially belonged to somebody else's success.

  5. Michigan State Police:

    As you can imagine, it's not easy to count vehicles as they pile up.


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