heaps

All Noun Verb
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  • I gave one look at the thing and fell over myself in heaps getting away. Cited from Homeburg Memories, by George Helgesen Fitch
  • A dead branch is then taken and heaped with earth before being set on fire.
  • His body without head was found in the heap of dead bodies three days after the war.
  • These are heaped together in one corner of the room where the poor old things work. Cited from Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The girls have such a good time -- and they meet heaps of young men! Cited from The Making of a Soul, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • May he not live yet many years, heaping up gold and crime? Cited from Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper, ed. by W. C. Armstrong
  • Eventually, she could find the right label for each object from a mixed heap.
  • From those heaps there is a wide view over that part of the field. Cited from The Old Front Line, by John Masefield
  • Returning there later, they saw them lying dead in heaps on the road.
  • The man was heaping wood on the fire which he had just started. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • The female then heaps the material up to form a simple structure.
  • Although the incident has got them into a heap of trouble, it has also brought them together.
  • It rose even upon the battle-field where the heaps of the dead were lying. Cited from The Call of the Blood, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • The band broke up soon after the live album, the required material was obtained from the heap.
  • When objects are created using new they are created on heap.
  • At last he heaped them on his table, and began to write. Cited from Punch, Vol. 103, September 10, 1892, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • Then they heaped up a big lot of leaves and lay down as close to each other as possible. Cited from Through Forest and Fire, by Edward Ellis
  • Towards evening he walked home, the man following him and heaping abuse upon him. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4), by Plutarch
  • The normal game is between two players and played with three heaps of any number of objects.
  • He says it's going to cost heaps of money, and then be no good. Cited from Dick o' the Fens, by George Manville Fenn
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Root form of heaps is heap for both verb and noun.

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Meaning of heaps

  • verb Bestow in large quantities
    He heaped him with work, She heaped scorn upon him
  • verb Fill to overflow
    heap the platter with potatoes
  • adverb Very much
    thanks heaps