(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. structure, building, edifice; nap; heap, mass, pyre; quantity.
See assemblage. —v. t. accumulate, load, amass, furnish. See greatness, covering, texture.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A heap]
Syn. collection, mass, quantity; see heap .
2. [*Money]
Syn. affluence, riches, dough*; see wealth 2 .
1. [To amass]
Syn. hoard, store, gather; see accumulate 1 .
2. [To place one upon another]
Syn. rank, stack, bunch; see heap 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. heap mass, load, mound, stack, collection, accumulation, stockpile, quantity, bulk, bank.
2. see post
heap, mass, load, stack, stockpile, amass, bunch, mound, pyramid, hoard.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A group of things gathered haphazardly: agglomeration, bank1, cumulus, drift, heap, hill, mass, mess, mound, mountain, shock2, stack, tumble. See ORDER. 2. Informal. A great deal: abundance, mass, mountain, much, plenty, profusion, wealth, world. Informal: barrel, heap, lot, pack, peck2. Regional: power, sight. See BIG. 3. Slang. A large sum of money: fortune, mint. Informal: bundle, pretty penny, tidy sum, wad. See RICH. 4. A usually permanent construction, such as a house or store: building, edifice, structure. See MAKE. II verb 1. To put into a disordered pile. Also used with up: bank1, drift, heap, hill, lump1, mound, stack. See ORDER. 2. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held: 732 charge, fill, freight, heap, load, pack. See FULL. 3. To fill to overflowing: heap, lade, load. See FULL. 4. To leave one's bed: arise, get up, rise, roll out. Informal: turn out. Idiom: rise and shine. See RISE.

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