Heap and Want


Heap noun - A considerable amount.
Usage example: you're in a heap of trouble for missing curfew!

Want is an antonym for heap in pile topic.

Nearby Words: heaped, heaping


Want noun - The fact or state of being absent.
Usage example: the proverb that begins, “for want of a nail, the shoe was lost”

Heap is an antonym for want.

Nearby Words: wanting, wanted

How words are described

old old heap old want
pleasant pleasant heap pleasant want
complete complete heap complete want
true true heap true want
Other adjectives: big, enormous, evil.

Common collocations

people heap people want people
nothing heap nothing want nothing

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Gantz Lampshade Hanging: The author introduces a whole heap of coward characters, and then writes something like "Those who don't want to fight are useless".
    Source: Manga / Gantz
  • Final Fantasy Tactics: Just about everyone in the Crapsack World that is Ivalice have accepted the status quo and just want to be at the top of the heap.
  • Manga / Kase-san Even the Girls Want Her: Kase is quite popular, and receives a huge heap of chocolates every Valentine's.
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