Synonyms for heap

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : heep
Phonetic Transcription : hip

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Définition of heap

Origin :
  • Old English heap "pile, great number, multitude" (of things or persons), from West Germanic *haupaz (cf. Old Saxon hop, Old Frisian hap, Middle Low German hupe, Dutch hoop, German Haufe "heap"), perhaps related to Old English heah "high." Slang meaning "old car" is attested from 1924. As a characteristic word in American Indian English speech, "a lot, a great deal," by 1832.
  • noun pile, accumulation
  • verb amass, collect in pile
Example sentences :
  • Peart and cunnin', but a heap too wise fur you, son; take my steer on that.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He made of himself but a cock, set for a while on the world's heap to scratch and pick.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • And how of the heap of trifles that you can see for yourselves in yonder corner?
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Diablo's no angel, as you've said, Langdon, and this boy made him a heap worse.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "The Denson kids are a heap worse, if she only knew it," he said, and followed her willingly.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • The columns and walls of the grand old temple of Zeus fell in a heap.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities, Part 2 » by Jennie Hall
  • Heap the froth over every apple so as to conceal them entirely.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Heap it all over the pile of cake, so as entirely to cover it.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Here's the heap of stone he used as a fulcrum for his lever.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • "Fine as silk," replied the sergeant from his own heap of shucks.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler

Antonyms for heap

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