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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid, pilesnoun

    pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter

  2. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashingsnoun

    a large number or amount

    "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

Wiktionary

  1. pilesnoun

    Haemorrhoids.

    Many women get piles when pregnant.

  2. pilesnoun

    A large amount of.

    He must earn piles of money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Piles

    the small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and lower part of the rectum which are technically called hemorrhoids. See Hemorrhoids. [The singular pile is sometimes used.]

  2. Etymology: [L. pila a ball. Cf. Pill a medicine.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Piles

    pīlz, n.pl. hæmorrhoids. [L. pĭla, a ball.]

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  1. plies

  2. spiel

  3. spile

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of piles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of piles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of piles in a Sentence

  1. Larry Gray:

    The last thing you want to do right now is have an error on a return, if there's an error and it gets rejected, that goes to manual process and that just piles onto the backlog already there.

  2. Michiko Kiyo-oka:

    When I crawled out I was so cold, so I was warming myself near one of the piles that was still smoldering. I could see an arm. I could see nostrils. But I was numb to that by then, the smell is one that will never leave me.

  3. Stephen Blake:

    So we complimented direct observations with analyzing tortoises dung piles.

  4. Gez Robinson:

    We just let the top half of the garden go wild and installed log piles, i worked all through the lockdown but spent lots of time in our garden. I came across these two mouse families at either ends of the garden. One group lives under some old decking, and the other lives in a little mossy hill near an old shed.

  5. Gerard Steijn:

    In disasters, you have piles and piles of rubble, and the rubble is waste. If you are rich, you buy more bricks and rebuild your home, but what happens if you are poor ? In disasters it is the poorest people who live in the weakest houses and they loose their homes first. I thought, what if you recycled the rubble to build back better homes for poor people ?

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