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pitch

noun

1 pitch

The property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Roget 26: degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch; reach, amplitude, range, scope, ... show more

Roget 71: term, rank, station, stage, step; degree etc. 26; scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, ... show more

Roget 413: melody, rhythm, measure; rhyme etc. (poetry) 597.    pitch, timbre, intonation, tone.    scale, gamut; ... show more

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Dutch: geluid, klankkleur, timbre, toon, toonhoogte
Polish: wysokość



2 pitch

baseball The act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.

synonym: delivery.

Dutch: pitch

3 pitch

A vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk).

4 pitch

Promotion by means of an argument and demonstration.

synonyms: sales pitch, sales talk.

5 pitch

Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane:
— The roof had a steep pitch.

synonyms: rake, slant.

Polish: skos, ukos

6 pitch

Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.

synonym: tar.

Roget 356a: resin, rosin; gum; lac, sealing wax; amber, ambergris; bitumen, pitch, tar; asphalt, asphaltum; camphor; ... show more

Dutch: koolteer, hars, pek, pik, teer
Polish: smoła

7 pitch

A sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer.

synonym: soccer field.

8 pitch

A high approach shot in golf.

synonym: pitch shot.

9 pitch

An all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump.

synonym: auction pitch.

10 pitch

Abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance):
— The pitching and tossing was quite exciting.

synonyms: lurch, pitching.

11 pitch

The action or manner of throwing something.

verb

1 pitch

Throw or toss with a light motion.

synonyms: flip, sky, toss.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... show more

Roget 184: place, situate, locate, localize, make a place for, put, lay, set, seat, station, lodge, quarter, post, install; ... show more

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more

2 pitch

Move abruptly.

synonyms: lurch, shift.

Roget 306: descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle; plunge, plummet, ... show more

3 pitch

Fall or plunge forward.

4 pitch

Set to a certain pitch.

5 pitch

Sell or offer for sale from place to place.

synonyms: hawk, huckster, monger, peddle, vend.

Dutch: aan de deur verkopen, colporteren, dealen, leuren, tappen, uitventen, venten

6 pitch

Be at an angle.

synonyms: incline, slope.

Dutch: glooien, hellen

7 pitch

Heel over.

synonyms: cant, cant over, slant, tilt.

8 pitch

Erect and fasten:
— Pitch a tent.

synonym: set up.

9 pitch

Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball:
— The pitcher delivered the ball.

synonym: deliver.

10 pitch

Hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin.

11 pitch

Lead (a card) and establish the trump suit.

12 pitch

Set the level or character of:
— She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience.

synonym: gear.


Moby thesaurus: AF, French pitch, abuse, acme, address, after-dinner speech, allocution, amount, angularity, apex, apogee, ascend, asphalt, assail, assault, assist, attack, audio frequency, ballyhoo, bank ... show more.

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