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See definition of pit on Dictionary.com
  • nounhole, cavity
  • verboppose, play off

synonyms for pit

  • abyss
  • crater
  • mine
  • shaft
  • tomb
  • trench
  • chasm
  • dent
  • depression
  • dimple
  • excavation
  • grave
  • gulf
  • hell
  • hollow
  • indentation
  • perforation
  • pockmark
  • pothole
  • puncture
  • well
See also synonyms for: pits / pitted / pitting
  • contend
  • counter
  • match
  • vie
  • put in opposition
  • set against

antonyms for pit

MOST RELEVANT
  • bulge
  • mountain
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How to use pit in a sentence

With the management of these, however, the Earl of Pit Town did not trouble himself.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At length the great Pit Town collection was housed as it deserved to be.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Old Pit Town knows lots of good people, and would give us letters, I suppose.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Certes le capitaine Merveilles et ses gens monstrerent leur pit non vulgaire.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
We never see such horrors now; and I actually envied Pit Town the possession of that picture.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For hell shall not confess to thee, neither shall death praise thee: nor shall they that go down into the pit, look for thy truth.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
There were twelve horses on this pit before, lifting 80 tons of coal in the course of the twenty-four hours.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The interior of the former is very neat, and contains a roomy pit and two galleries, portioned off as boxes.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Over this pit is an armchair, to which the deceased bonze is fastened in full costume.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
No man who ever was in a quarry or gravel pit will say so, much less one who has the least smattering of chemistry or geology.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PIT

  • abysm
  • chasm
  • crevasse
  • depth
  • fissure
  • gorge
  • gulf
  • hole
  • pit
  • void
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