Synonyms of heap in English:


See US English definition of heap

See UK English definition of heap

See Spanish definition of montón


1‘a disordered heap of boxes’

pile, stack, mass, mound, mountain, quantity, load, lot, bundle, jumble
collection, accumulation, gathering
assemblage, store, stock, supply, stockpile, hoard, aggregation, agglomeration, accrual, conglomeration
Scottish, Irish, Northern English rickle
Scottish bing
rare amassment

2‘we have heaps of room’

a lot, lots, a large amount, a fair amount, much, a good deal, a great deal, a deal, a great quantity, quantities, an abundance, a wealth, a profusion, plenty, masses
many, a great many, a large number, a considerable number, a huge number, numerous, scores, hundreds, thousands, millions, billions
informal a load, loads, loadsa, a pile, piles, oodles, stacks, scads, reams, wads, pots, oceans, a mountain, mountains, miles, tons, zillions, gazillions, bazillions, more … than one can shake a stick at
British informal a shedload, lashings
North American informal gobs
Australian, New Zealand informal a swag
vulgar slang a shitload
North American vulgar slang an assload

a little, not much, a few, not many


1‘she heaped logs on the fire’

pile up, pile, stack up, stack, make a pile of, make a stack of, make a mound of
assemble, accumulate, collect, amass
store, store up, stock up, stockpile, hoard


    heap something on

    ‘they heaped praise on her’

    shower on, lavish on, load on
    bestow on, confer on, give, grant, vouchsafe, assign to, award to, favour with, furnish with