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PITCH





Definition:

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

  2. [noun] (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    Synonyms: delivery

  3. [noun] a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk); "he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"

  4. [noun] promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
    Synonyms: sales talk, sales

  5. [noun] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
    Synonyms: rake, slant

  6. [noun] any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    Synonyms: tar

  7. [noun] a high approach shot in golf
    Synonyms: shot

  8. [noun] an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
    Synonyms: auction

  9. [noun] abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
    Synonyms: lurch, ing

  10. [noun] the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"

  11. [verb] throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
    Synonyms: flip, toss, sky

  12. [verb] move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
    Synonyms: lurch, shift

  13. [verb] fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"

  14. [verb] set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"

  15. [verb] sell or offer for sale from place to place
    Synonyms: peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend

  16. [verb] be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
    Synonyms: slope, incline

  17. [verb] heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
    Synonyms: cant, cant over, tilt, slant

  18. [verb] erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
    Synonyms: set up

  19. [verb] throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
    Synonyms: deliver

  20. [verb] hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

  21. [verb] lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

  22. [verb] set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
    Synonyms: gear

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