|1.||[ noun ] a collection of objects laid on top of each other|
|Synonyms:||pile mound cumulus|
|Related terms:||collection stack woodpile shock dunghill scrapheap pyre stockpile compost_heap slagheap stack accumulate throng|
|2.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass good_deal lot great_deal pile plenty sight deal whole_lot mint flock quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess wad spate peck tidy_sum muckle hatful whole_slew batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam|
|3.||[ verb ] arrange in stacks|
"heap firewood around the fireplace" "stack your books up on the shelves"
|Related terms:||arrange rick cord pile_up pile_up pile_up pile stack stacker|
|4.||[ verb ] bestow in large quantities|
"He heaped him with work" "She heaped scorn upon him"
|Related terms:||give batch|
|5.||[ verb ] fill to overflow|
"heap the platter with potatoes"
|Related terms:||fill batch|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16508|
|7.||[ noun ] (transportation) a car that is old and unreliable|
"the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
|Related terms:||car dysphemism|