Translation of "pile" - English-French dictionary


noun /pail/

a (large) number of things lying on top of each other in a tidy or untidy heap; a (large) quantity of something lying in a heap

There was a neat pile of books in the corner of the room
There was pile of rubbish at the bottom of the garden.

a large quantity, especially of money

He must have piles of money to own a car like that.
pile-up noun

an accident or crash involving usually several vehicles

There has been a serious pile-up on the motorway, involving three cars and a lorry.
pile up

to make or become a pile; to accumulate

He piled up the earth at the end of the garden
The rubbish piled up in the kitchen.

(Translation of “pile” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)