(noun, verb)


1. a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Similar word(s): agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, mound, pile

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

2. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Similar word(s): batch, deal, flock, hatful, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, wad

Definition categories: quantity

3. a car that is old and unreliable

Similar word(s): bus, jalopy

Definition categories: man–made, auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar, dysphemism

Sentences with heap as a noun:

- a heap of earth or stones


1. bestow in large quantities

- He heaped him with work

- She heaped scorn upon him

Definition categories: possession, give

2. arrange in stacks

- heap firewood around the fireplace

Similar word(s): pile, stack

Definition categories: contact, arrange

3. fill to overflow

- heap the platter with potatoes

Definition categories: change, fill

Sentences with heap as a verb:

- He heaped the laundry upon the bed and began folding.

- They heaped praise upon their newest hero.