Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun piece

13 senses of piece

Sense 1
piece -- (a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence")
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Sense 2
piece -- (an item that is an instance of some type; "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china";)
       => item -- (a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items")

Sense 3
part, piece -- (a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite")
       => thing -- (a separate and self-contained entity)

Sense 4
musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music -- (a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements")
       => music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Sense 5
piece, bit -- (an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck")
       => case, instance, example -- (an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths")

Sense 6
piece -- (an artistic or literary composition; "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests")
       => creation -- (an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone)

Sense 7
firearm, piece, small-arm -- (a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster")
       => gun -- (a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel))

Sense 8
piece, slice -- (a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread")
       => helping, portion, serving -- (an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each")

Sense 9
piece -- (a distance; "it is down the road a piece")
       => distance -- (the property created by the space between two objects or points)

Sense 10
objet d'art, art object, piece -- (a work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created this piece")
       => work of art -- (art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit))

Sense 11
while, piece, spell, patch -- (a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather")
       => time -- (an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time")

Sense 12
slice, piece -- (a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue")
       => share, portion, part, percentage -- (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")

Sense 13
man, piece -- (game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage")
       => game equipment -- (equipment or apparatus used in playing a game)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb piece

5 senses of piece

Sense 1
patch, piece -- (to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt")
       => join, conjoin -- (make contact or come together; "The two roads join here")

Sense 2
assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together -- (create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee")
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 3
piece -- (join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings")
       => splice -- (join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires")

Sense 4
nibble, pick, piece -- (eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

Sense 5
piece, patch -- (repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup")
       => repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")

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