a pile of things lying one on top of anothera heap of bricks
a pile of books
He has gathered a large collection of prints and paintings over the years.
I handed over my store of chocolate biscuits.
They are faced with a mountain of bureaucracy.
On the desk is a mass of books and papers.
There were stacks of books on the bedside table and floor.
huge mounds of dirt
accumulations of dirt
stockpiles of chemical weapons
a hoard of silver and jewels
Society is more than just an aggregation of individuals.
to collect into a pileThey were heaping up wood for a bonfire.
He was piling clothes into the case.
storing away cash that will come in useful later on
Two young girls were collecting firewood.
She started gathering up her things.
They are stacked neatly in piles of three.
Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
People are stockpiling food for the coming winter.
They've begun to hoard food and gasoline.
See heap something on someone
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in the sense of abundance
a great amounta staggering abundance of food
in the sense of accumulate
to gather together in an increasing quantityLead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
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