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1. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] a sizeable hole (usually in the ground).

Synonyms

  • quicksand
  • tar pit
  • trou-de-loup
  • hollow
  • cavity
  • divot
  • sawpit
  • sandpit
  • borrow pit
  • barbecue pit
  • fire pit

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Rhymes with Tar Pit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

2. tar

noun. ['ˈtɑːr'] any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.

Synonyms

  • pitch
  • coal tar

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. pit

verb. ['ˈpɪt'] set into opposition or rivalry.

Synonyms

  • match
  • face
  • confront
  • play off

Antonyms

  • kern
  • muzzle
  • hire
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

4. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on.

Synonyms

  • area
  • commodities market
  • commodity exchange

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • natural object
  • artifact
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] an enclosure in which animals are made to fight.

Synonyms

  • cockpit

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • differ

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

Synonyms

  • work
  • workplace
  • coal mine
  • colliery
  • coalpit

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full
  • solid
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. tar

verb. ['ˈtɑːr'] coat with tar.

Synonyms

  • coat

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. pit

verb. ['ˈpɪt'] mark with a scar.

Synonyms

  • incise
  • disfigure
  • cicatrize
  • score
  • blemish
  • cicatrise
  • nock
  • deface
  • pock
  • pockmark
  • mark

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • advance
  • open
  • invest

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

9. tar

noun. ['ˈtɑːr'] a man who serves as a sailor.

Synonyms

  • crewman
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • bo's'n
  • deckhand
  • gob
  • bos'n
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • boatswain
  • lighterman
  • bosun
  • seaman
  • bo'sun
  • Jack-tar
  • able seaman
  • sea lawyer
  • steersman
  • Jack
  • officer
  • ship's officer
  • bargee
  • whaler
  • able-bodied seaman
  • mariner
  • roustabout
  • bargeman
  • steerer

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • low
  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.

Synonyms

  • cherry stone
  • stone
  • endocarp
  • peach pit
  • pericarp

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover
  • pack

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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