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See definition of bit-by-bit on Dictionary.com
  • as ingradational
  • as instep-by-step
  • as ingradual

synonyms for bit-by-bit

  • by degrees
  • continuous
  • creeping
  • even
  • gentle
  • graduate
  • moderate
  • piecemeal
  • progressive
  • regular
  • slow
  • steady
  • step-by-step
  • successive
  • unhurried
  • piecemeal
  • by degrees
  • continuous
  • creeping
  • even
  • gentle
  • gradational
  • graduate
  • moderate
  • progressive
  • regular
  • slow
  • steady
  • successive
  • unhurried
  • continuous
  • creeping
  • piecemeal
  • progressive
  • slow
  • steady
  • step-by-step
  • even
  • graduate
  • moderate
  • regular
  • by degrees
  • gentle
  • successive
  • unhurried
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How to use bit-by-bit in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The sudden pall of darkness in this strange house of mystery was just a tiny bit awesome.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Things looked anxious for a bit, but by this morning's dawn all are dug in, cool, confident.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Nogués and his brave lads have done their bit indeed for the glory of the Army of France.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Kum Kale has been a brilliant bit of work, though I fear we have lost nearly a quarter of our effectives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
You see, I stuck to him like a log to a root, but for the first week or so 'twant no use—not a bit.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
When he first came to his home in the Korean city, a little bit of a baby, his father and mother were very, very glad to see him.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BIT-BY-BIT

  • bit-by-bit
  • by degrees
  • continuous
  • creeping
  • even
  • gentle
  • graduate
  • moderate
  • piecemeal
  • progressive
  • regular
  • slow
  • steady
  • step-by-step
  • successive
  • unhurried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.