pile up definition, pile up meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

pile up

  

      vb   adv  
1    to gather or be gathered in a pile; accumulate  
2    Informal   to crash or cause to crash  
      n  
  pile-up  
3    Informal   a multiple collision of vehicles  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collins
pile         

[

1]  

      n  
1    accumulation, assemblage, assortment, collection, heap, hoard, mass, mound, mountain, rick, stack, stockpile  
2      (informal)   big bucks     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   big money, bomb     (Brit. slang)   fortune, megabucks     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   mint, money, packet     (slang)   pot, pretty penny     (informal)   tidy sum     (informal)   wad     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   wealth  
3      (often plural, informal)    a lot, great deal, ocean, oodles     (informal)   quantity, stacks  
4    building, edifice, erection, structure  
      vb  
5    accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, gather, heap, hoard, load up, mass, stack, store  
6    charge, crowd, crush, flock, flood, jam, pack, rush, stream  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collins
pile          [2]  
      n   beam, column, foundation, pier, piling, pillar, post, support, upright  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collins
pile          [3]  
      n   down, fibre, filament, fur, hair, nap, plush, shag, surface  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

See also:

pile, pile, pile, pile

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
informal term used for describing a pile of clothes left on the floor
[Slang]
n.
term referring to a pile of clothes left on a chair
[Slang]
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way

Advertising