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
Synonyms: lurch shift

"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
Synonyms: delivery
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"

Related terms: descend
6. [ noun ] promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
Synonyms: sales_pitch sales_talk
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"

Related terms: set
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
Synonyms: slant rake

: "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
Synonyms: set_up

"pitch a tent"

Related terms: rear camp
12. [ noun ] (chemistry) any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
Synonyms: tar
Related terms: bitumen coal_tar tar
13. [ verb ] set the level or character of
Synonyms: gear

"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"

Related terms: adapt popularise
14. [ noun ] (sport,golf) a high approach shot in golf
Synonyms: pitch_shot
Related terms: approach
15. [ noun ] (cards,games) an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
Synonyms: auction_pitch
Related terms: all_fours
16. [ verb ] hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
Related terms: hit
17. [ verb ] cause to be at a particular level

"She pitched her aspirations too high"

Related terms: set
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
Synonyms: incline slope

"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
Synonyms: deliver

"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)
Synonyms: pitching lurch

"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
Similar spelling:   pitchy