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piles

noun (1)
plural of pile

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another
  • a large pile of newspapers that needed to be disposed of

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2 a considerable amount
  • a job that paid piles of money

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piles

noun (2)
plural of pile

Synonyms of piles (Entry 2 of 3)

1 a soft airy substance or covering
  • the lush pile of the carpeting

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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

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piles

verb
present tense third-person singular of pile

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1 to lay or throw on top of one another
  • piled all the clothes on the chair before putting them away

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  • unpiles
2 to gather into a closely packed group
  • the kids piled into the car

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“Piles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/piles. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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