English dictionary definition of:



  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  • 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)
  • battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
  • 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
  • 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


agglomerate   batch   bundle   cumulation   cumulus   deal   down   flock   hatful   heap   jam   lot   mass   megabucks   mess   mickle   mint   mob   mound   mountain   muckle   nap   pack   passel   peck   piling   plenty   pot   raft   sight   slew   spate   spile   stack   stilt   throng   wad  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list i-e words - set 1 and learn about the word pile in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for pile

Scrabble score = 6

generated at 05:18:08 on 13-02-20

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