English dictionary definition of:

pit


Noun

  • a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
  • a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
  • the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
  • (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
  • an enclosure in which animals are made to fight
  • (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on
  • (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled
  • a trap in the form of a concealed hole
  • a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
  • lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
  • a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

Verb

  • set into opposition or rivalry
  • mark with a scar
  • remove the pits from

Thesaurus

cavity   colliery   endocarp   fossa   hell   inferno   mark   match   oppose   perdition   pitfall   pock   quarry   scar   stone  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 2 and learn about the word pit in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 3 and learn about the word pit in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

Scrabble score for pit


Scrabble score = 5

generated at 21:29:24 on 14-03-20

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