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

2 senses of pitching

Sense 1
pitching -- ((baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team)
       => playing -- (the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation)

Sense 2
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")

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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