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1. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • sky
  • toss
  • submarine
  • flip
  • toss back
  • throw back

Antonyms

  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus
  • hypertonicity
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pitch

  • unhitch
  • enrich
  • bewitch
  • which
  • twitch
  • tritsch
  • tritch
  • triche
  • switch
  • stitch
  • stich
  • snitch
  • krych
  • klich
  • glitch
  • fritzsche
  • fritsche
  • fritsch
  • fritch
  • britsch
  • blitch
  • zich
  • witch
  • wich
  • ritch
  • riche
  • rich
  • pitsch
  • piche
  • nycz

How do you spell pitch? Is it pich ?

A common misspelling of pitch is pich

Example sentences of the word pitch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Knowing when and how much to bid can help you succeed in a pitch game.

2. Verb, base form
The park has ample backcountry trails offering challenging terrain and places to pitch a tent for an overnight stay.

Quotes containing the word pitch


1. Short fiction is like low relief. And if your story has no humor in it, then you're trying to look at something in the pitch dark. With the light of humor, it throws what you're writing into relief so that you can actually see it.
- Elizabeth McCracken

2. The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
- Joseph Addison

3. He will know from and early age that failure is not disgrace. It's just a pitch that you missed, and you'd better get ready for the next one. The next one might be the shot heard round the world. My son and I are Americans, we prepare for glory by failing until we don't.
- Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

2. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • concert pitch
  • philharmonic pitch
  • tenor
  • low frequency
  • low
  • low pitch
  • high
  • treble
  • alto
  • low-pitched
  • high pitch
  • soprano
  • high frequency
  • key
  • bass
  • tone
  • sound property
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch
  • high
  • unbend

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] move abruptly.

Synonyms

  • lurch
  • shift

Antonyms

  • silence
  • loudness
  • descent

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.

Synonyms

  • submarine pitch
  • beanball
  • spitball
  • passed ball
  • delivery
  • knuckleball
  • submarine ball
  • throw
  • beaner
  • balk
  • wild pitch
  • screwball
  • knuckler
  • ball
  • overhand pitch
  • duster
  • breaking ball
  • smoke
  • change-of-pace ball
  • change-up
  • heater
  • change-of-pace
  • fastball
  • off-speed pitch
  • curve ball
  • spitter
  • strike
  • curve
  • bullet
  • sinker
  • bender

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • obey
  • practical

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] fall or plunge forward.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • come down
  • fall

Antonyms

  • rise
  • pull
  • ride
  • right angle

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] set to a certain pitch.

Antonyms

  • single

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane.

Synonyms

  • rake
  • gradient
  • loft
  • slant

Antonyms

  • untune
  • tall
  • superior
  • up

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk).

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • refined
  • short

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] promotion by means of an argument and demonstration.

Synonyms

  • packaging
  • sales pitch
  • promotion
  • publicity
  • promotional material

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient
  • anticyclone

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump.

Synonyms

  • high-low-jack
  • auction pitch

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • lose
  • defend

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))
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