amontonar


amontonar
v.
1 to pile up.
2 to heap up, to build up, to pile, to bank up.
Esa gente amontonó basura ahí Those people heaped up garbage there.
3 to mound, to earth.
Los topos amontonaron la tierra The moles mounded the soil.
4 to amass, to accumulate, to hoard, to pile up.
Ellos amontonaron mucho dinero They amassed a lot of money.
5 to cram, to pack in.
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amontonar
verbo transitivo
1 to heap up, pile up
2 (juntar) to collect, gather, accumulate
verbo pronominal amontonarse
1 to heap up, pile up
2 (gente) to crowd together
3 familiar to live together
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verb
1) to pile up, heap up
2) hoard
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1. VT
1) (=apilar) to pile (up), heap (up); [+ datos] to gather, collect; [+ dinero] to hoard; [+ nieve, nubes] to bank up

viene amontonando fichas — he's been collecting data in large quantities

amontonar alabanzas sobre algn — to heap praises on sb

2) And (=insultar) to insult
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) (apilar) to pile up

amontónalos ahí — pile them up o put them in a pile over there

b) (juntar) to accumulate
2.
amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
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= heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.
Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
Ex. Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
Ex. These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
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* amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) (apilar) to pile up

amontónalos ahí — pile them up o put them in a pile over there

b) (juntar) to accumulate
2.
amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
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= heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.

Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.

Ex: Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
Ex: These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
* amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.

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amontonar [A1 ]
vt
1 (apilar) to pile up
ve amontonándolos ahí pile them up o put them in a pile over there
2 (juntar) to accumulate
he ido amontonando tal cantidad de cosas I've accumulated so many things
amontonarse
v pron
«personas» to gather o crowd together; «objetos/trabajo» to pile up
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amontonar (conjugate amontonar) verbo transitivo
a) (apilar) to pile … up

b) (juntar) to accumulate

amontonarse verbo pronominal [personas] to gather o crowd together;
[objetos/trabajo] to pile up
amontonar verbo transitivo to pile up, heap up
'amontonar' also found in these entries:
English:
heap
- pile
- stack
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amontonar
vt
1. [apilar] to pile up
2. [reunir] to accumulate
See also the pronominal verb amontonarse
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amontonar
v/t pile up
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amontonar vt
1) apilar: to pile up, to heap up
2) : to collect, to gather
3) : to hoard
See also the reflexive verb amontonarse
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amontonar vb (apilar) to pile up
fueron amontando las cajas en el salón they piled the boxes up in the living room

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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