AskDefine | Define piles

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1 pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter [syn: hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid]
2 a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, mountain, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]

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piles plural
  1. Plural of pile.
    Piles were sunk into the river to support the bridge.
  2. Haemorrhoids.
    Many women get piles when pregnant.
  3. (informal: piles of) A large amount of.
    He must earn piles of money.



plural of pile See pile
haemorrhoids See haemorrhoids
informal: a large amount
  • French: des tas de m plural
  • Italian: un mucchio di m singular, un sacco di m singular



  1. Form of Second-person singular present subjunctive, piler

Extensive Definition

Pile may refer to:
Piles can refer to:
piles in French: Pile
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