There are 3 main translations of pile in German:

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pile1

Pronunciation: /paɪl/

n.

  • 1 (of dishes, plates) Stapel, der; (of paper, books, letters) Stoß, der; (of clothes) Haufen, der
  • 2 [infml], (large quantity) Haufen, der [ugs.]

v.t.

  • 2 (heap up) aufstapeln [Holz, Steine]; aufhäufen [Abfall, Schnee]

Phrasal verbs

pile ˈin

v.i. (seen from outside) hineindrängen; (seen from inside) hereindrängen

ˈpile into

v.t. sich zwängen in (+ Akk.) [Auto, Zimmer, Zugabteil]

pile ˈon

v.i. see pile in
v.t. [fig.] pile on the pressure Druck machen

ˈpile on to

v.t. drängen in (+ Akk.) [Bus usw.]

pile ˈout

v.i. nach draußen drängen

pile ˈup

v.i. [Waren, Post, Arbeit, Schnee] sich auftürmen; [Verkehr] sich stauen 1.1 (crash) aufeinander auffahren
v.t. aufstapeln [Steine, Bücher usw.]; aufhäufen [Abfall, Schnee]

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pile2

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  • (of fabric etc.) Flor, der

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