Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a collection of objects laid on top of one another
a pile of books
Sinonimi
heap
a heap of bricks
,
collection
He has gathered a large collection of prints and paintings over the years.
,
mountain
They are faced with a mountain of bureaucracy.
,
mass
On the desk is a mass of books and papers.
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stack
There were stacks of books on the bedside table and floor.
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rick
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mound
huge mounds of dirt
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accumulation
accumulations of dirt
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stockpile
stockpiles of chemical weapons
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hoard
a hoard of silver and jewels
, ,
assemblage
a chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a large amount
(informal  I've got piles of questions for you.
Sinonimi
lot(s)
,
mountain(s)
,
load(s) (informal)
,
oceans
, ,
great deal
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stack(s)
, ,
large quantity
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oodles (informal)
,
shedload (British, informal)
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a large building or group of buildings
a stately pile in the country
Sinonimi
mansion
an eighteenth-century mansion in Hampshire
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building
They were on the upper floor of the building.
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residence
She's staying at her country residence.
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manor
Thieves broke into the country manor at night.
,
country house
,
seat
her family's ancestral seat in Scotland
,
big house
,
stately home
It's a nice, smallish, comfortable stately home.
,
manor house
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a large amount
(informal)  He made a pile in various business ventures.
Sinonimi
fortune
Eating out all the time costs a fortune.
,
bomb (British, slang)
, ,
packet (slang)
You could save yourself a packet.
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mint
They were worth a mint.
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big money
,
wad (US, Canadian, slang)
,
big bucks (informal, mainly US)
,
top dollar (informal)
,
megabucks (US, Canadian, slang)
,
tidy sum (informal)
,
pretty penny (informal)
,
top whack (informal)
(verbo ) 
Definition
to collect or be collected into a pile
He was piling clothes into the case.
Sinonimi
load
The three men had finished loading the truck.
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stuff
wallets stuffed with dollars
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pack
All her possessions were packed into the back of her car.
Thousands of people packed into the arena.
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stack
They are stacked neatly in piles of three.
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charge
a performance that was charged with energy
,
heap
They were heaping up wood for a bonfire.
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cram
She crammed her mouth with nuts.
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lade
(verbo ) 
Definition
to move in a group, often in a hurried manner
They all piled into the car.
Sinonimi
crowd
A group of journalists were crowded into a minibus.
Hundreds of people crowded into the building.
, , , , ,
flood
Enquiries flooded in from all over the world.
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stream
The traffic streamed past him.
, ,
squeeze
Somehow they managed to squeeze into the tight space.
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jam
In summer, the beach is jammed with day-trippers.
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flock
The public have flocked to the show.
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shove
He shoved her out of the way.

verbi frasali

See pile something up
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a long heavy beam driven into the ground as a foundation for a structure
wooden houses set on piles along the shore
Sinonimi
foundation
Best friends are the foundation of my life.
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support
Rats had been gnawing at the supports of the house.
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post
Eight wooden posts were driven into the ground.
,
column
Great stone steps led past Greek columns to the main building.
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piling
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beam
The ceilings are supported by oak beams.
, ,
pier
the cross-beams bracing the piers of the jetty
,
pillar
the pillars supporting the roof
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the fibres in a fabric that stand up or out from the weave, such as in carpeting or velvet
the carpet's thick pile
Sinonimi
nap
She buried her face in the towel's soft nap.
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fibre
a variety of coloured fibres
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down
ducklings covered in soft down
, , ,
fur
The creature's fur is short and dense.
, , ,
filament
Some models use a carbon filament.

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of accumulation
Definition
something that has been collected
accumulations of dirt
in the sense of assemblage
Definition
a collection or group of things
a chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
in the sense of beam
Definition
a long thick piece of wood, metal, etc. used in building
The ceilings are supported by oak beams.
Sinonimi
rafter,
girder,
joist

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