heap-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: arrange in stacks

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]|cause] HEAP NP2[theme[concrete]] (PP[location|destination]) (PP[product]) NP1[agent[animate]|cause] HEAP NP2[location|destination] PP[theme[concrete]]

The lumberjack heaped firewood around the fireplace.
How carelessly you have heaped the wood.
The beans are heaped into piles on beds of banana.
Mayans heaped the ground with whole bananas and slices of watermelon.
Counterattacks heaped the ground with corpses.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Placing
PropBank: heap.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 2: fill to overflowing

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] HEAP NP2[theme[concrete]] PP[location|destination|recipient] NP1[agent[animate]] HEAP NP2[location|destination|recipient] PP[theme[concrete]] NP1[agent[animate]] HEAP NP2[location|destination]

He heaped him with work.
She heaped scorn upon him.
Richard Dreyfuss heaped his plate with potatoes.
Richard Dreyfuss heaped potatoes onto his plate.
Tol heaped his plate, and saw to it that his guests heaped theirs.

VerbNet: spray-9.7-2
FrameNet: Placing,Filling
PropBank: heap.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3