BIT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Bit Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v.) A part of anything, such as may be bitten off or taken into the mouth; a morsel; a bite. Hence: A small piece of anything; a little; a mite.
  2. () of Bite
  3. (imp.) of Bite
  4. (v.) The part of a key which enters the lock and acts upon the bolt and tumblers.
  5. (v.) In the Southern and Southwestern States, a small silver coin (as the real) formerly current; commonly, one worth about 12 1/2 cents; also, the sum of 12 1/2 cents.
  6. (v.) The part of a bridle, usually of iron, which is inserted in the mouth of a horse, and having appendages to which the reins are fastened.
  7. (v.) Fig.: Anything which curbs or restrains.
  8. () imp. & p. p. of Bite.
  9. (v.) The cutting iron of a plane.
  10. () 3d sing. pr. of Bid, for biddeth.
  11. (v. t.) To put a bridle upon; to put the bit in the mouth of.
  12. (v.) A tool for boring, of various forms and sizes, usually turned by means of a brace or bitstock. See Bitstock.
  13. (v.) Somewhat; something, but not very great.
  14. (n.) In the British West Indies, a fourpenny piece, or groat.


Synonyms:
Act, Bite, Bitten, Chip, Flake, Fleck, Minute, Moment, Morsel, Number, Piece, Routine, Scrap, Second, Snatch, Spot, Stung, Turn,

• Bitter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable.
  2. (n.) Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters.
  3. (v. t.) Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant.
  4. (v. t.) Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach.
  5. (v. t.) Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day.
  6. (n.) AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts.
  7. (v. t.) Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes.
  8. (v. t.) To make bitter.


Synonyms:
Acerb, Acerbic, Acid, Acrid, Acrimonious, Biting, Bitingly, Bitterly, Bitterness, Blistering, Caustic, Sulphurous, Venomous, Virulent, Vitriolic,

• Bitterly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In a bitter manner.


Synonyms:
Bitingly, Bitter,

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