HyperDic: pitch

English > 23 senses of the word pitch:
NOUNattributepitchthe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
actpitch, delivery(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
locationpitcha vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
communicationpitch, sales talk, sales pitchpromotion by means of an argument and demonstration
attributepitch, rake, slantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
substancepitch, tarany of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
locationpitch, soccer fielda sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer
actpitch, pitch shota high approach shot in golf
actpitch, auction pitchan all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
actpitch, lurch, pitchingabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
actpitchthe action or manner of throwing something
VERBcontactpitch, flip, toss, skythrow or toss with a light motion
motionpitch, lurch, shiftmove abruptly
motionpitchfall or plunge / plunge forward
changepitchset to a certain pitch
possessionpitch, peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vendsell or offer for sale from place to place
motionpitch, slope, inclinebe at an angle
motionpitch, cant, cant over, tilt, slantheel over
contactpitch, set uperect and fasten
contactpitch, deliverthrow or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
contactpitchhit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
competitionpitchlead (a card) and establish the trump suit
changepitch, gearset the level or character of
pitch > pronunciation
Soundspih'ch
Rhymesbackstitch ... witch: 27 rhymes with ihch...
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.
Attributeshigh, high-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
low, low-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
NarroweraltoThe pitch range of the lowest female voice
alto(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
bassThe lowest part of the musical range
concert pitch, philharmonic pitch, international pitchThe pitch used to tune instruments for concert performances
high pitch, high frequencyA pitch that is perceived as above other pitches
keypitch of the voice
low pitch, low frequencyA pitch that is perceived as below other pitches
soprano, trebleThe pitch range of the highest female voice
tenorThe pitch range of the highest male voice
tone(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
tuneThe property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
Broadersound propertyAn attribute of sound
Spanishaltura, tono
Catalanaltura, to
Verbspitchset to a certain pitch
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.
Synonymdelivery
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
NarrowerbalkAn illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
ballA pitch that is not in the strike zone
beanball, beanerA baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitchA baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
curve, curve ball, breaking ball, benderA pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
dusterA pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
knuckleball, knucklerA baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin
overhand pitchA baseball pitch in which the hand moves above the shoulder
passed ballA pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not
screwballA pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown
sinkerA pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate
spitball, spitterAn illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
strike(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges / judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders
submarine ball, submarine pitchA pitch thrown sidearm instead of overhead
wild pitchAn errant pitch that the catcher cannot be expected to catch and that allows a base runner to advance a base
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Spanishlanzamiento
Adjectivessidearm(of pitches) made with the arm moving parallel to the ground
Verbspitchthrow or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk).
Example"he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Verbspitchsell or offer for sale from place to place
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningpromotion by means of an argument and demonstration.
Synonymssales talk, sales pitch
Broaderpromotion, promo, publicity, promotional material, packagingA message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
Spanishcharlatanería
Verbspitchsell or offer for sale from place to place
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane.
Example"the roof had a steep pitch"
Synonymsrake, slant
Narrowerloft(golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air
Broadergradient, slopeThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Spanishcaída, inclinación, pendiente
Catalancaiguda, inclinació, pendent
Verbspitchbe at an angle
pitchheel over
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 6, substance
MeaningAny of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.
Synonymtar
Narrowercoal tarA tar formed from distillation of bituminous coal
BroaderbitumenAny of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons
Spanishalquitrán, brea, pez, tar
Catalanbrea, pega
Adjectivespitchyof the blackest black
pitchyhaving the characteristics / characteristics of pitch or tar
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningA sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer.
Synonymsoccer field
Broaderplaying field, athletic field, playing area, fieldA piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA high approach shot in golf.
Synonympitch shot
Broaderapproach, approach shotA relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
Spanishlanzamiento
Catalanllançament
Verbspitchhit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningAn all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump.
Synonymauction pitch
Broaderall fours, high-low-jackcard games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game
Verbspitchlead (a card) and establish the trump suit
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 10, act
Meaningabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance).
Example"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
Synonymslurch, pitching
CategoryshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Narrowerrock, careen, sway, tiltpitching dangerously to one side
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishlanzamiento, sacudida, tira
Catalanbandada, recalcada
Verbspitchmove abruptly
English > pitch: 23 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningThe action or manner of throwing something.
Example"his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Catalanllançament, tirada
Verbspitchthrow or toss with a light motion
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningThrow or toss with a light motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe children pitch the ball
Synonymsflip, toss, sky
NarrowerlagThrow or pitch at a mark, as with coins
submarineThrow with an underhand motion
throw back, toss backthrow back with a quick, light motion
BroaderflingThrow with force or recklessness
Spanishechar, lanzar, tirar al aire
Nounspitchthe action or manner of throwing something
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymslurch, shift
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanisharrojarse, cambiar de dirección, dar una sacudida, sacudirse
Nounspitch, pitchingabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningfall or plunge / plunge forward.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe airplane is sure to pitch
Example"She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishechar, lanzarse, tirarse
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningSet to a certain pitch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He pitched his voice very low"
Broadersetput into a certain state
Spanishentonar
Catalanentonar
Participlepitched(of sound) set to a certain pitch or key
Nounspitchthe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningsell or offer for sale from place to place.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspeddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend
Broaderdeal, sell, tradedo business
Spanishvender
Nounspitchpromotion by means of an argument and demonstration
pitcha vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningBe at an angle.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsslope, incline
Narrowerascendslope upwards
climbslope upward
dipslope downwards
fallslope downward
stoopSag, bend, bend over or down
Broaderlean, tilt, tip, slant, angleTo incline or bend from a vertical position
Spanishinclinarse
Catalaninclinar-se, inclinar
Nounspitchdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningheel over.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymscant, cant over, tilt, slant
Narrowercocktilt or slant to one side
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbascular, inclinar, oblicuar
Catalanbascular, desplomar-se, inclinar-se, inclinar, obliquar
Nounspitchdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningErect and fasten.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pitch a tent"
Synonymset up
Narrowercamp, camp downEstablish or set up a camp / camp / camp / camp
Broaderrear, erectCause to rise up
Spanisharmar, plantar
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 9, contact
MeaningThrow or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The pitcher delivered the ball"
Synonymdeliver
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Nounspitch(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
pitcher(baseball) the person who does the pitching
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 10, contact
Meaninghit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounspitcha high approach shot in golf
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 11, competition
MeaningLead (a card) and establish the trump suit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderplayput (a card or piece) into play during a game / game / game, or act strategically as if in a card game
Spanishembrear
Catalanembrear
Nounspitchan all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
English > pitch: 23 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningSet the level or character of.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
Synonymgear
Narrowerpopularize, popularisemake understandable to the general public
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

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