Pit Meaning

There are 14 meaning(s) for word Pit

Pit Meaning 1 : (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

    Example : a demon from the depths of the pit

    Synonyms : hell,  infernal region,  inferno,  nether region,  perdition
Pit Meaning 2 : set into opposition or rivalry

    Example : pit a chess player against the Russian champion

    Synonyms : match,  oppose,  play off
Pit Meaning 3 : lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

    Synonyms : orchestra pit
Pit Meaning 4 : remove the pits from

    Example : pit plums and cherries

    Synonyms : stone
Pit Meaning 5 : a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

    Example : they dug a pit to bury the body

    Synonyms : cavity
Pit Meaning 6 : a trap in the form of a concealed hole

    Synonyms : pitfall
Pit Meaning 7 : a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

    Synonyms : fossa
Pit Meaning 8 : the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

    Synonyms : endocarp,  stone
Pit Meaning 9 : a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

    Example : a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

    Synonyms : quarry,  stone pit
Pit Meaning 10 : a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

    Synonyms : colliery
Pit Meaning 11 : mark with a scar

    Synonyms : mark,  pock,  scar
Pit Meaning 12 : an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

Pit Meaning 13 : (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

Pit Meaning 14 : (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

How to Pronounce Pit

  • pɪt