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mound

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mound

  1. 1 a pile or ridge of granular matter (as sand or snow) <mounds of snow after the plow had passed> Synonyms bar, drift, {h,2}bankRelated Words snowbank, snowdrift; embankment, sandbar; heap, hill, mass, mountain, stack, tuft

  2. 2 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another <an ever-growing mound of dirty laundry on the floor> Synonyms cock, heap, hill, {h,1}pile, mountain, stackRelated Words bank, bar, drift, embankment; bed, layer; mow, pyramid, rick; barrow, cairn, pyre; accumulation, aggregate, array, assemblage, collection, conglomeration, gathering, grouping, hoard, huddle, jumble, knot, pileup

  3. 3 an area of high ground <a pitcher's mound> Synonyms altitude(s), elevation, eminence, highland, hill, hump, height, prominence, rise, uplandRelated Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; bluff, cliff, crag, precipice, steep, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll; downsNear Antonyms dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewaterAntonyms lowland




mound

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mound

  1. 1 to form into a pile or ridge of earth <mound the mulch around the plants> Synonyms bank, hill Related Words heap, pile, pyramid, stack; embank; bunch, bundle, clump, lump, mass, wad; accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, conglomerate, gather, group

  2. 2 to lay or throw on top of one another <mounding slices of cheese on top of her sandwich meat> Synonyms heap, pile, stackRelated Words bank; layer, pyramid; accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, group, mass; bunch, clump, lumpAntonyms unpile




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