Definition of Stockpile

1. Noun. Something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose.

Exact synonyms: Backlog, Reserve
Generic synonyms: Accumulation
Specialized synonyms: Bank, Fuel Level, Reserve Account, Reserve Fund
Derivative terms: Backlog, Reserve, Reserve



2. Verb. Have on hand. "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
Exact synonyms: Carry, Stock
Generic synonyms: Have, Have Got, Hold
Derivative terms: Stock, Stock, Stockist, Stockpiling

3. Noun. A storage pile accumulated for future use.
Generic synonyms: Agglomerate, Cumulation, Cumulus, Heap, Mound, Pile

Definition of Stockpile

1. Noun. A supply of something kept safe for future use. ¹

2. Verb. To accumulate a stockpile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stockpile

1. [v -PILED, -PILING, -PILES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stockpile

stockjobbing
stockjobbings
stockkeeper
stockkeepers
stocklike
stocklist
stocklists
stockman
stockmanship
stockmarket
stockmarkets
stockmen
stockout
stockpicker
stockpickers
stockpile (current term)
stockpiled
stockpiler
stockpilers
stockpiles
stockpiling
stockpot
stockpots
stockroom
stockrooms
stocks
stocktake
stocktakes
stocktaking
stocktakings

Literary usage of Stockpile

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1. Defense Ammunition: Significant Problems Left Unattended Will Get Worse by Sharon A. Cekala, Joan B. Hawkins, Nancy L. Ragsdale (1996)
"The stockpile has also been affected by (1) increases in retail stock stored within its facilities, which increased the cost of storage installation ..."

2. Chemical Weapons and Material: Key Factors Affecting Disposal Costs and Schedule by Thomas J. Howard (1999)
"To comply with congressional direction, the Army established the Chemical stockpile Disposal Program and developed a plan to incinerate the agents and ..."

3. Review of International Technologies for Destruction of Recovered Chemical by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Appendix A shows the inventory of recovered non- stockpile items that have been stored at various locations awaiting treatment and disposal, ..."

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