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Synonyms for pile

a large sum of money

a usually permanent construction, such as a house or store

to put into a disordered pile

to make or become full; put as much into as can be held

to fill to overflowing

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to leave one's bed

pile up: to bring together so as to increase in mass or number

pile up: to undergo wrecking

Synonyms for pile

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

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

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battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series

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

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

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a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

arrange in stacks

press tightly together or cram

place or lay as if in a pile

References in classic literature ?
These fish, Bess, which thou seest lying in such piles before thee, and which by to-morrow evening will be rejected food on the meanest table in Templeton, are of a quality and flavor that, in other countries, would make them esteemed a luxury on the tables of princes or epicures.
At this distance of time I cannot remember whether I ever gave a thought to Polina; I seemed only to be conscious of a vague pleasure in seizing and raking in the bank-notes which kept massing themselves in a pile before me.
It must have been at about the same instant that Achmet Zek discovered the pile of yellow ingots and realized the actuality of what he had already feared since first his eyes had alighted upon the party beside the ruins of the Englishman's bungalow.
For a moment he examined it by the moon's bright rays, then he raised his head to look out upon the ancient piles of crumbling grandeur in the distance.
Piles of letters came every day, which he left unopened upon his study table.
In one corner was a pile of human skulls reaching almost to the ceiling and in another a stack of dried Wieroo wings.
Without waiting for an answer he pulled close to the pile and extended his hand.
After this, the Achaeans pile him a cairn and hold games in his honour.
Rounding the base of a large pile of grass-covered debris, we came suddenly upon the best preserved ruin we had yet discovered.
So that the lofty pile of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed
The lower beds in this great pile of strata, have been dislocated, baked, crystallized and almost blended together, through the agency of mountain masses of a peculiar white soda-granitic rock.
I guess she won't want to sling hash any more when she sees the pile of dust I've got.
This infernal christening performed, they fired the pile with lighted matches and with blazing tow, and then stood by, awaiting the result.
Fording the river, he proceeded to the borders of the deep snow, when he encamped under the lee of immense piles of burned rock.
Looking down over the rails Prince Nesvitski saw the rapid, noisy little waves of the Enns, which rippling and eddying round the piles of the bridge chased each other along.