"heaps" in the noun sense
1. pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
"made lots of new friends"
"she amassed stacks of newspapers"
2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"
"a deal of trouble"
"a lot of money"
"he made a mint on the stock market"
"see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
"it must have cost plenty"
"a slew of journalists"
"a wad of money"
3. bus, jalopy, heap
a car that is old and unreliable
"the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
"heaps" in the verb sense
bestow in large quantities
"He heaped him with work"
"She heaped scorn upon him"
2. stack, pile, heap
arrange in stacks
"heap firewood around the fireplace"
"stack your books up on the shelves"
fill to overflow
"heap the platter with potatoes"
"heaps" in the adverb sense
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