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    pitch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pitch

    Definition
    (noun) the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration Definition
    (noun) (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    Synonyms : delivery
    Definition
    (noun) a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
    Example Sentence
    • he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors
    Definition
    (noun) promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
    Synonyms : sales pitch , sales talk
    Definition
    (noun) degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    Synonyms : rake , slant
    Example Sentence
    • the roof had a steep pitch
    Definition
    (noun) any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    Synonyms : tar
    Definition
    (noun) a high approach shot in golf
    Synonyms : pitch shot
    Definition
    (noun) an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
    Synonyms : auction pitch
    Definition
    (noun) abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
    Synonyms : lurch , pitching
    Example Sentence
    • the pitching and tossing was quite exciting
    Definition
    (noun) the action or manner of throwing something
    Example Sentence
    • his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor
    Definition
    (verb) throw or toss with a light motion
    Synonyms : flip , sky , toss
    Example Sentence
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper
    Definition
    (verb) move abruptly
    Synonyms : lurch , shift
    Example Sentence
    • The ship suddenly lurched to the left
    Definition
    (verb) fall or plunge forward
    Example Sentence
    • She pitched over the railing of the balcony
    Definition
    (verb) set to a certain pitch
    Example Sentence
    • He pitched his voice very low
    Definition
    (verb) sell or offer for sale from place to place
    Synonyms : hawk , huckster , monger , peddle , vend
    Definition
    (verb) be at an angle
    Synonyms : incline , slope
    Example Sentence
    • The terrain sloped down
    Definition
    (verb) heel over
    Synonyms : cant , cant over , slant , tilt
    Example Sentence
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting
    Definition
    (verb) erect and fasten
    Synonyms : set up
    Example Sentence
    • pitch a tent
    Definition
    (verb) throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
    Synonyms : deliver
    Example Sentence
    • The pitcher delivered the ball
    Definition
    (verb) hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin Definition
    (verb) lead (a card) and establish the trump suit Definition
    (verb) set the level or character of
    Synonyms : gear
    Example Sentence
    • She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience
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