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heap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of heap

  1. 1 a considerable amount she always has a heap of good ideas you're in a heap of trouble for missing curfew! Synonyms of heap abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, lot, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yardWords Related to heap epidemic, plague, rash; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood, overflow; army, bevy, cram, crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude, press, score, sea, swarm, throng; gazillion, jillion, kazillion, million, thousands, trillion, zillionNear Antonyms of heap atom, crumb, dot, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, grain, granule, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, mote, nubbin, particle, ray, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit; smatter, smattering; dash, drop, morsel, shot; piece, portion, section; absence, dearth, famine, lack, paucity, poverty, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want; deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, skimpinessAntonyms of heap ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

  2. 2 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another found her shoe under a heap of clothes on the floor Synonyms of heap cock, pile, hill, mound, mountain, stackWords Related to heap 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


heap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of heap

  1. 1 to give readily and in large quantities the critics heaped scorn on the wannabe blockbuster and its implausible plot Synonyms of heap rain, lavish, pour, showerWords Related to heap gush, stream; flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, swamp; bombard, hailNear Antonyms of heap hold back, keep, reserve, retain, withhold

  2. 2 to lay or throw on top of one another heaped the stones in a corner of the yard Synonyms of heap pile, mound, stackWords Related to heap bank; layer, pyramid; accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, group, mass; bunch, clump, lumpAntonyms of heap unpile

  3. 3 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained heaped her plate with spaghetti Synonyms of heap brim, charge, cram, fill, jam, jam-pack, load, pack, stuffWords Related to heap drench, flood, glut, swamp; bloat, bulk; crowd, crush, mat, press, ram, shove, squash, squeeze; refill, refresh, reload, repack, replenish; overcharge, overfill, overflow, saturate; honeycomb, penetrateNear Antonyms of heap lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms of heap clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void



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