Definition of Stockpiling:

  1. Disaster mitigation process in which essential inventory items are identified, procured, and stocked beforehand.

  2. Accumulate a large stock of (goods or materials).

  3. A large accumulated stock of goods or materials, especially one held in reserve for use at a time of shortage or other emergency.

Synonyms of Stockpiling

Store up, Amass, Accumulate, Hoard, Cache, Collect, Gather, Pile up, Heap up, Lay in, Put away, Put aside, Set aside, Put down, Put by, Put away for a rainy day, Stow away, Keep, Keep in reserve, Save, Stock, Store, Supply, Accumulation, Collection, Reserve, Hoard, Cache

How to use Stockpiling in a sentence?

  1. A stockpile of sandbags was being prepared.
  2. He claimed that the weapons were being stockpiled.

Meaning of Stockpiling & Stockpiling Definition