Synonyms of pitch


1. pitch, sound property

usage: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

2. pitch, delivery, throw

usage: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

3. pitch, position, place

usage: 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. sales talk, sales pitch, pitch, promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging

usage: promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

5. pitch, rake, slant, gradient, slope

usage: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"

6. pitch, tar, bitumen

usage: any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

7. pitch, pitch shot, approach, approach shot

usage: a high approach shot in golf

8. pitch, auction pitch, all fours, high-low-jack

usage: an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump

9. lurch, pitch, pitching, motion, movement, move, motility

usage: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

10. pitch, throw

usage: the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"


1. flip, toss, sky, pitch, fling

usage: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"

2. lurch, pitch, shift, move

usage: move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

3. pitch, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"

4. pitch, set

usage: set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"

5. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch, deal, sell, trade

usage: sell or offer for sale from place to place

6. slope, incline, pitch, lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle

usage: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"

7. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch, move

usage: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"

8. pitch, set up, rear, erect

usage: erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"

9. deliver, pitch, throw

usage: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"

10. pitch, hit

usage: hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

11. pitch, play

usage: lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

12. gear, pitch, adapt, accommodate

usage: set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"

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