Synonyms for bit

Synonyms for (noun) bit

Synonyms: bit

Definition: the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press

Usage: he looked around for the right size bit

Similar words: cutting implement

Definition: a tool used for cutting or slicing


Synonyms: bit

Definition: piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding

Usage: the horse was not accustomed to a bit

Similar words: stable gear, saddlery, tack

Definition: gear for a horse


Synonyms: bit

Definition: the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers

Similar words: part, portion

Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together


Synonyms: turn, act, bit, number, routine

Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

Usage: he did his act three times every evening; she had a catchy little routine; it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Similar words: performance, public presentation

Definition: a dramatic or musical entertainment

Usage: they listened to ten different performances; the play ran for 100 performances; the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity


Synonyms: snatch, bit

Definition: a small fragment

Usage: overheard snatches of their conversation

Similar words: fragment

Definition: an incomplete piece

Usage: fragments of a play


Synonyms: bit, piece

Definition: an instance of some kind

Usage: it was a nice piece of work; he had a bit of good luck

Similar words: example, case, instance

Definition: an occurrence of something

Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths


Synonyms: morsel, bit, bite

Definition: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

Usage: all they had left was a bit of bread

Similar words: mouthful, taste

Definition: a small amount eaten or drunk

Usage: take a taste--you'll like it


Synonyms: bit, flake, fleck, chip, scrap

Definition: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

Usage: a bit of rock caught him in the eye

Similar words: fragment

Definition: a piece broken off or cut off of something else

Usage: a fragment of rock


Synonyms: bit

Definition: a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states

Usage: there are 8 bits in a byte

Similar words: unit, unit of measurement

Definition: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

Usage: the dollar is the United States unit of currency; a unit of wheat is a bushel; change per unit volume


Synonyms: spot, bit

Definition: a small piece or quantity of something

Usage: a spot of tea; a bit of paper; a bit of lint; I gave him a bit of my mind

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: second, bit, minute, mo, moment

Definition: an indefinitely short time

Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

Similar words: time

Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

Usage: he waited a long time; the time of year for planting; he was a great actor in his time