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

2 senses of pith

Sense 1
pith -- (soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants)
       => plant tissue -- (the tissue of a plant)

Sense 2
kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story")
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

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

1 sense of pith

Sense 1
pith -- (remove the pith from (a plant))
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

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