usage: (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. 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, large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
usage: a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
1. heap, give
usage: bestow in large quantities; "He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him"
2. stack, pile, heap, arrange, set up
usage: arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
3. heap, fill, fill up, make full
usage: fill to overflow; "heap the platter with potatoes"