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Definitions of piece

  1.   make by putting pieces together She pieced a quilt He tacked together some verses
  2.   an instance of some kind it was a nice piece of work he had a bit of good luck
  3.   a musical work that has been created the composition is written in four movements
  4.   a portable gun he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster
  5.   game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games he taught me to set up the men on the chess board he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage
  6.   repair by adding pieces She pieced the china cup
  7.   to join or unite the pieces of patch the skirt
  8.   a separate part of a whole an important piece of the evidence
  9.   an object created by a sculptor it was not known who created the piece
  10.   an item that is an instance of some type he designed a new piece of equipment or she bought a lovely piece of china
  11.   a distance it is down the road a piece
  12.   an artistic or literary composition he wrote an interesting piece on Iran the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests
  13.   a portion of a natural object they analyzed the river into three parts he needed a piece of granite
  14.   a serving that has been cut from a larger portion a piece of pie a slice of bread
  15.   a share of something a slice of the company's revenue
  16.   an item that is an instance of some type he designed a new piece of equipment she bought a lovely piece of china
  17.   a period of indeterminate length usually short marked by some action or condition he was here for a little while I need to rest for a piece a spell of good weather a patch of bad weather
  18.   eat intermittently take small bites of He pieced at the sandwich all morning She never eats a full meal she just nibbles
  19.   join during spinning piece the broken pieces of thread slivers and rovings
  20.   A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole in any manner as by cutting splitting breaking or tearing a part a portion as a piece of sugar to break in pieces
  21.   A definite portion or quantity as of goods or work as a piece of broadcloth a piece of wall paper
  22.   Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of the same kind an individual article a distinct single effort of a series a definite performance
  23.   A literary or artistic composition as a piece of poetry music or statuary
  24.   A musket gun or cannon as a battery of six pieces a following piece
  25.   A fact an item as a piece of news a piece of knowledge
  26.   One of the superior men distinguished from a pawn
  27.   A castle a fortified building
  28.   To unite to join to combine
  29.   To unite by a coalescence of parts to fit together to join
  30.   A coin as a sixpenny piece formerly applied specifically to an English gold coin worth 22 shillings
  31.   An individual applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality often but not always used slightingly or in contempt
  32.   To make enlarge or repair by the addition of a piece or pieces to patch as to piece a garment often with out
  33.   A part of anything a fragment a plot or division a certain quantity as a piece of cloth a single object of a group as each piece in the set literary or artistic composition as a piece of music a separate performance as a bad piece of business coin gun
  34.   To enlarge or mend by adding a patch or portion to make by joining sections together patch
  35.   To fit or join
  36.   A part of anything a single article a separate performance a literary or artistic composition a gun a coin a person slightingly
  37.   To enlarge by adding a piece to patch
  38.   To unite by a coalescence of parts to join
  39.   PIECER
  40.   A part portion single article or performance gun coin
  41.   To add a piece to join
  42.   To attach a piece or pieces to fit or join together
  43.   A separate part fragment section plot
  44.   A single one of a class or series a gun coin specimen
  45.   A fragment a part a patch a literary or musical composition a play a picture a coin a cannon or single firearm
  46.   To enlarge or mend by putting on or adding a part to patch to join

Antonyms for piece

lot, composite, quantity, bushel, pool, aggregate, disassemble, truckload, boatload, totality, mess, abundance, profusion, multiplicity, fistful, shipload, oodles, pack, plentitude, heap, weight, mountain, core, scads, hundred, heft, raft, sight, good deal, take apart, carload, chunk, whole, volume, mass, plateful, slew, deal, bunch, bucket, break apart, sum, dozen, staple, compound, passel, REAMS, lashings, break up, barrel, brunt, total, body, peck, generality, load, bulk, stack, wad, basketful, potful, bundle, dismantle, plenitude, sheaf, spate, wealth.

Quotes of piece

  1. There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos There was a kind of respect It's not that I totally agreed with it but it was a great piece of art – Danny Aiello
  2. While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later – Frank Bruno
  3. I think you know what you're up against when you take on a piece that you know is going to involve dragging up a lot emotions you can end up being deeply immersed in gloom – Amanda Burton
  4. How it happened that Mastro Cherry carpenter found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child – Carlo Collodi
  5. I always conceive a piece as a different set of challenges – John Corigliano
  6. Science is a first -rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber if he has common sense on the ground floor – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  7. The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow – Ray Liotta
  8. Being a public person doesn't necessarily mean you're a piece of meat for everybody – Elle Macpherson
  9. The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own – Kurt Masur
  10. Hitting Ali in the body or on the arms was like hitting a piece of cement – Ken Norton
  11. I think recordings have been a terrific advance because now when you have a piece of music particularly something that appears to the listener very complicated there's really a push to the world to try to figure out what it was that he was hearing – Leo Ornstein
  12. The CARE bill is an important piece of patient -care legislation It will improve the quality of radiologic procedures performed throughout the United States as well as assist in reducing the cost incurred by the Federal government for these procedures – Charles W. Pickering
  13. Can you imagine what Bush would say if someone like Hugo Chavez asked him for a little piece of land to install a military base and he only wanted to plant a Venezuelan flag there – Jose Saramago
  14. Romance is dead it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney homogenized and sold off piece by piece – Yeardley Smith
  15. Christmas is not an external event at all but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart – Freya Stark

Usage examples for piece

  1. This was his only piece of serious business during those months ” – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  2. “ 'I think I'll go for a walk ' said the piece of jelly – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  3. But when Mary was to speak a piece that was quite a different matter – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  4. And this sort of thing happened all through the piece – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  5. “ A piece of her world was breaking off – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  6. He wanted nothing so much as to give him a piece of his mind – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  7. I've got a piece of news I want to tell you before any one else does – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  8. It's about a piece of advice you once gave me – The Debit Account by Oliver Onions
  9. We thus save a piece – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  10. And I should like to know why I'm not in that piece – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  11. You cannot use that piece of evidence both ways – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  12. “ I'll make a rough drawing of it to night on a piece of paper – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  13. “ I went to Florence Rowland said and I thought of going farther but I came back on purpose to give you another piece of advice – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  14. Come Nance and he turned toward her a piece of that meat and a cup of tea will do him much good – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  15. If you will play a piece for me I shall be happy to listen to you after tea – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  16. “ 1869 Is that the same piece of money as the other one – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. Few of us however took a second piece – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  18. The murderer was carrying an umbrella and an open umbrella have you the piece of silk – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  19. If they were ready for us our play would be to get out of here while we're all in one piece – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  20. If I tell you a piece of good news will it make you better or will it give you a temperature – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson

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