• (n.) A hair; hence, the fiber of wool, cotton, and the like; also, the nap when thick or heavy, as of carpeting and velvet.
  • (n.) A covering of hair or fur.
  • (n.) The head of an arrow or spear.
  • (n.) A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a building, a pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam, etc.
  • (n.) One of the ordinaries or subordinaries having the form of a wedge, usually placed palewise, with the broadest end uppermost.
  • (v. t.) To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with piles.
  • (n.) A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood.
  • (n.) A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot.
  • (n.) A funeral pile; a pyre.
  • (n.) A large building, or mass of buildings.
  • (n.) Same as Fagot, n., 2.
  • (n.) A vertical series of alternate disks of two dissimilar metals, as copper and zinc, laid up with disks of cloth or paper moistened with acid water between them, for producing a current of electricity; -- commonly called Volta's pile, voltaic pile, or galvanic pile.
  • (n.) The reverse of a coin. See Reverse.
  • (v. t.) To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; -- often with up; as, to pile up wood.
  • (v. t.) To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or overfill; to load.

Compare pile with other words:

pile vs. pill

pike vs. pile

pile vs. rile

pile vs. sile

pile vs. pilwe

pile vs. vile

pile vs. pule

hile vs. pile

pile vs. wile

pice vs. pile

pile vs. pily

pile vs. pine

pale vs. pile

pile vs. tile

mile vs. pile

ile vs. pile

pile vs. pipe

pie vs. pile

pile vs. post

cluster vs. pile

group vs. pile

accumulation vs. pile

dune vs. pile

bunch vs. pile

mound vs. pile

karn vs. pile

heapy vs. pile

compile vs. pile

pile vs. pole

increase vs. pile

hoard vs. pile

equal vs. pile

pile vs. set

hatful vs. pile

flock vs. pile

load vs. pile

pile vs. pillar

pile vs. piler

grouser vs. pile

pile vs. spile

pile vs. piling

pile vs. stook

demonstration vs. pile

pile vs. piled

battalion vs. pile

nog vs. pile

haystack vs. pile

bing vs. pile

pile vs. squeak

pile vs. velveteen

pile vs. stack

moquette vs. pile

lot vs. pile

foundation vs. pile

dolly vs. pile

pile vs. wale

fur vs. pile

nap vs. pile

fabric vs. pile

fine vs. pile

overfill vs. pile

cover vs. pile

league vs. pile

list vs. pile

pile vs. reverse

fagot vs. pile

moisten vs. pile

bundle vs. pile

mass vs. pile

palewise vs. pile

pile vs. wedge

ordinaries vs. pile

cofferdam vs. pile

pile vs. superstructure

pier vs. pile

pile vs. stake

pile vs. timber

pile vs. spear

arrow vs. pile

dart vs. pile

fleece vs. pile

heap vs. pile

amass vs. pile

pile vs. ton

pile vs. punch

acervate vs. pile

pile vs. pyre

accumulate vs. pile

deal vs. pile