|1.||[ verb ] throw or toss with a light motion|
|Synonyms:||toss sky flip|
"flip me the beachball" "toss me newspaper"
|Related terms:||fling throw_back submarine lag pass|
|2.||[ verb ] move abruptly|
"The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
|Related terms:||move shift lurch lurch|
|3.||[ noun ] (music) the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration|
|Related terms:||sound_property tone key high_pitch concert_pitch tune low_pitch high low|
|4.||[ noun ] (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter|
|Related terms:||throw strike fastball wild_pitch submarine_ball curve knuckleball passed_ball beanball balk screwball sinker change-up spitball duster ball baseball baseball|
|5.||[ verb ] fall or plunge forward|
"She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
|6.||[ noun ] promotion by means of an argument and demonstration|
|Related terms:||promotion peddle|
|7.||[ verb ] set to a certain pitch, as of an instrument or one's voice|
"He pitched his voice very low"
|8.||[ noun ] (British) 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"
|Related terms:||position UK|
|9.||[ noun ] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane|
: "the roof had a steep pitch"
|Related terms:||gradient cant slope|
|10.||[ verb ] heel over|
|Synonyms:||tilt cant_over slant cant|
"The tower is tilting" "The ceiling is slanting"
|Related terms:||move cock bank bevel tilter lean|
|11.||[ verb ] erect and fasten|
"pitch a tent"
|Related terms:||rear camp|
|12.||[ noun ] (chemistry) any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue|
|Related terms:||bitumen coal_tar tar|
|13.||[ verb ] set the level or character of|
"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
|Related terms:||adapt popularise|
|14.||[ noun ] (sport,golf) a high approach shot in golf|
|15.||[ noun ] (cards,games) an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump|
|16.||[ verb ] hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin|
|17.||[ verb ] cause to be at a particular level|
"She pitched her aspirations too high"
|18.||[ verb ] erect and fix firmly in place|
"They pitched the roof at a steep slant"
|Related terms:||put set|
|19.||[ verb ] be at an angle|
"The terrain sloped down"
|Related terms:||lean ascend climb fall stoop dip slope gradient inclination inclination dip|
|20.||[ verb ] (business) sell or offer for sale from place to place|
|Synonyms:||peddle hawk huckster vend monger|
|Related terms:||deal trader peddler huckster seller vending pusher|
|21.||[ verb ] (baseball) throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball|
"The pitcher delivered the ball"
|Related terms:||throw fan|
|22.||[ verb ] (cards) lead (a card) and establish the trump suit|
|Related terms:||play card_game|
|23.||[ noun ] (nautical) abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)|
"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
|Related terms:||motion rock ship lurch|
|24.||[ noun ] (sport) the action or manner of throwing something|
"his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
|Related terms:||throw flip|