Definitions of pitch:
  • noun:   the action or manner of throwing something
    Example: "His pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
  • noun:   (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
  • noun:   an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
  • noun:   a high approach shot in golf
  • noun:   the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun:   degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    Example: "The roof had a steep pitch"
  • noun:   a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
    Example: "He was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"
  • noun:   any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
  • noun:   abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
    Example: "The pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
  • noun:   promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
  • verb:   set to a certain pitch
    Example: "He pitched his voice very low"
  • verb:   lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
  • verb:   hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
  • verb:   erect and fasten
    Example: "Pitch a tent"
  • verb:   fall or plunge forward
    Example: "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
  • verb:   set the level or character of
    Example: "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
  • verb:   throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
    Example: "The pitcher delivered the ball"
  • verb:   move abruptly
  • verb:   be at an angle
  • verb:   throw or toss with a light motion
  • verb:   heel over
  • verb:   sell or offer for sale from place to place
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #79761)

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