stockpile

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈstɒkpaɪl/

Verb[change]

Plain form
stockpile

Third-person singular
stockpiles

Past tense
stockpiled

Past participle
stockpiled

Present participle
stockpiling

  1. If you stockpile something, you gather and store a large amount of it for future use.
    We have cans of food and bottles of water stockpiled in the basement in case of an emergency.

Noun[change]

Singular
stockpile

Plural
stockpiles

  1. A stockpile is a large amount of something kept for future use.
    Wow, I knew you liked this stuff, but you have a whole stockpile here!

Related words[change]