Textual thesaurus for "piece"

(noun) small-arm, firearm

a portable gun

he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster

(noun) man

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

(noun) objet d'art, art object

a work of art of some artistic value

this store sells only objets d'art; it is not known who created this piece

(noun) piece of music, opus, musical composition, composition

a musical work that has been created

the composition is written in four movements

(noun) bit

an instance of some kind

it was a nice piece of work; he had a bit of good luck

(noun) slice

a serving that has been cut from a larger portion

a piece of pie; a slice of bread

(noun) part

a portion of a natural object

they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite

(noun) slice

a share of something

a slice of the company's revenue

(noun) while, patch, spell

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

(verb) patch

repair by adding pieces

She pieced the china cup

(verb) pick, nibble

eat intermittently; take small bites of

He pieced at the sandwich all morning; She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles

(verb) patch

to join or unite the pieces of

patch the skirt

(verb) set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together

create by putting components or members together

She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee