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

10 senses of pitch

Sense 1
pitch -- (the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration)
       => sound property -- (an attribute of sound)

Sense 2
pitch, delivery -- ((baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter)
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Sense 3
pitch -- (a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk); "he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors")
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 4
sales talk, sales pitch, pitch -- (promotion by means of an argument and demonstration)
       => promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging -- (a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas")

Sense 5
pitch, rake, slant -- (degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch")
       => gradient, slope -- (the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient")

Sense 6
pitch, tar -- (any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue)
       => bitumen -- (any of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons)

Sense 7
pitch, pitch shot -- (a high approach shot in golf)
       => approach, approach shot -- (a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green")

Sense 8
pitch, auction pitch -- (an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump)
       => all fours, high-low-jack -- (card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game)

Sense 9
lurch, pitch, pitching -- (abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting")
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

Sense 10
pitch -- (the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor")
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

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

12 senses of pitch

Sense 1
flip, toss, sky, pitch -- (throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper")
       => fling -- (throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee")

Sense 2
lurch, pitch, shift -- (move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
pitch -- (fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony")
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Sense 4
pitch -- (set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low")
       => set -- (put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire")

Sense 5
peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch -- (sell or offer for sale from place to place)
       => deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")

Sense 6
slope, incline, pitch -- (be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")
       => lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle -- (to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister")

Sense 7
cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch -- (heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 8
pitch, set up -- (erect and fasten; "pitch a tent")
       => rear, erect -- (cause to rise up)

Sense 9
deliver, pitch -- (throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 10
pitch -- (hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 11
pitch -- (lead (a card) and establish the trump suit)
       => play -- (put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game; "He is playing his cards close to his chest"; "The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory")

Sense 12
gear, pitch -- (set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience")
       => adapt, accommodate -- (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country")

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