1. an orderly pile
2. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Definition categories: quantity
3. a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
4. a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
Similar word(s): smokestack
Definition categories: man–made, chimney
5. a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
Definition categories: man–made
Sentences with stack as a noun:
- Please bring me a chair from that stack in the corner.
- They paid him a stack of money to keep quiet.
1. load or cover with stacks
- stack a truck with boxes
2. arrange in stacks
- stack your books up on the shelves
3. arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances
- stack the deck of cards
Sentences with stack as a verb:
- Please stack those chairs in the corner.
- This is the third hand in a row where you've drawn four of a kind. Someone is stacking the deck!
- I won Jill's last $100 this hand; I stacked her!
- The Government was accused of stacking the parliamentary committee.
- Jim couldn′t make it today as he stacked his car on the weekend.