Synonyms for pith

Synonyms for (noun) pith

Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: pith

Definition: soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

Similar words: plant tissue

Definition: the tissue of a plant

Synonyms for (verb) pith

Synonyms: pith

Definition: remove the pith from (a plant)

Similar words: get rid of, remove

Definition: dispose of

Usage: Get rid of these old shoes!; The company got rid of all the dead wood