Synonyms for pile

Synonyms for (noun) pile

Synonyms: atomic pile, atomic reactor, chain reactor, pile

Definition: a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

Similar words: nuclear reactor, reactor

Definition: (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements

Synonyms: pile, nap

Definition: the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

Usage: for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction

Similar words: thread, yarn

Definition: a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Synonyms: pile, piling, stilt, spile

Definition: a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

Similar words: column, pillar

Definition: (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

Synonyms: pile, voltaic pile, galvanic pile

Definition: battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta

Similar words: battery, electric battery

Definition: a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series

Synonyms: pile, down

Definition: fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

Similar words: hair

Definition: a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

Usage: he combed his hair; each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells

Synonyms: heap, cumulation, cumulus, agglomerate, mound, pile

Definition: a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Synonyms: big bucks, big money, megabucks, bundle, pile

Definition: a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

Usage: she made a bundle selling real estate; they sank megabucks into their new house

Similar words: money

Definition: wealth reckoned in terms of money

Usage: all his money is in real estate

Synonyms: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

Similar words: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) pile

Synonyms: pile

Definition: place or lay as if in a pile

Usage: The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: pile, heap, stack

Definition: arrange in stacks

Usage: heap firewood around the fireplace; stack your books up on the shelves

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: pack, mob, jam, pile, throng

Definition: press tightly together or cram

Usage: The crowd packed the auditorium

Similar words: crowd, crowd together

Definition: to gather together in large numbers

Usage: men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah

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