Synonyms for pitch

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : pich
Phonetic Transcription : pɪtʃ

Top 10 synonyms for pitch Other synonyms for the word pitch

Définition of pitch

Origin :
  • "resinous substance, wood tar," late 12c., pich, from Old English pic "pitch," from a Germanic borrowing (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian pik, Middle Dutch pik, Dutch pek, Old High German pek, German Pech, Old Norse bik) from Latin pix (genitive picis) "pitch," from PIE root *pi- "sap, juice" (cf. Greek pissa, Lithuanian pikis, Old Church Slavonic piklu "pitch;" see pine (n.)). Applied to pine resins from late 14c. Pitch-black is attested from 1590s; pitch-dark from 1680s.
  • noun tilt
  • noun tone of sound
  • noun talk to convince
  • verb throw, hurl
  • verb put up, erect
  • verb dive, roll
Example sentences :
  • Then the body had become a "mummy" because it was filled with "Mumiai" or pitch.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • They told how Tomo was wrought to a pitch of frenzied interest by this manhunt.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • The picture became obscured, and presently it was pitch dark.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Draw a diagram representing the circumference line and pitch in feet.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • The captain had ordered Cooper to boil some pitch at the galley.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The pitch of this note would correspond to the rate of interruption of the current.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • Luckily for Sir Marcus, it was adjudged to be off our 'pitch.'
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • With pitch, gum, or grease, they covered up the cracks or seams.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • Often we hunted for an hour or so before we could find any sort of a spot to pitch our tent.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • Never before had Hilary heard him raise his voice to that pitch.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner

Antonyms for pitch

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