Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun piling

1 sense of piling

Sense 1
pile, spile, piling, stilt -- (a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure)
       => column, pillar -- ((architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pile

3 senses of pile

Sense 1
stack, pile, heap -- (arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")
          Phrasal Verb-> pile up#2

Sense 2
throng, mob, pack, pile, jam -- (press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium")
       => crowd, crowd together -- (to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah")

Sense 3
pile -- (place or lay as if in a pile; "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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