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pile

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pile

  1. 1 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another a large pile of newspapers that needed to be disposed of Synonyms of 1pile cock, heap, hill, mound, mountain, stack Words Related to 1pile 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

  2. 2 a considerable amount a job that paid piles of money Synonyms of 1pile abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, 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 1pile 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 1pile 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 1pile 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

  3. 3 a very large amount of money she made a pile in the stock market just before it headed south Synonyms of 1pile big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wadWords Related to 1pile heap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampumNear Antonyms of 1pile petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending moneyAntonyms of 1pile mite, peanuts, pittance song


pile

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pile

  1. 1 a soft airy substance or covering the lush pile of the carpeting Synonyms of 2pile down, floss, fluff, fur, lint, nap, pileWords Related to 2pile batting

  2. 2 the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick a dog with such a dense pile that he never minded the cold Synonyms of 2pile coat, fleece, hair, jacket, pelage, pile, woolWords Related to 2pile undercoat, underfur; hide, leather, pelt, skin


pile

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pile

  1. 1 to lay or throw on top of one another piled all the clothes on the chair before putting them away Synonyms of pile heap, mound, stack Words Related to pile bank; layer, pyramid; accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, group, mass; bunch, clump, lump Antonyms of pile unpile

  2. 2 to gather into a closely packed group the kids piled into the car Synonyms of pile bunch, cluster, crowd, huddle, pressWords Related to pile assemble, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, flock, forgather (or foregather), herd, swarm, throng; encircle, mob, surround; embrace, hugNear Antonyms of pile break up, disband, disperse, split (up)



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