Synonyms for bit

Noun

1. spot, bit, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
usage: a small piece or quantity of something; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind"
2. moment, mo, minute, second, bit, time
usage: an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
3. piece, bit, case, instance, example
usage: an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
4. bit, stable gear, saddlery, tack
usage: piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding; "the horse was not accustomed to a bit"
5. bit, unit of measurement, unit
usage: a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states; "there are 8 bits in a byte"
6. morsel, bit, bite, taste, mouthful
usage: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
7. snatch, bit, fragment
usage: a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
8. act, routine, number, turn, bit, performance, public presentation
usage: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
9. bit, part, portion
usage: the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
10. bit, cutting implement
usage: the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press; "he looked around for the right size bit"

Noun

1. spot, bit, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
usage: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
2. moment, mo, minute, second, bit, time
usage: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
3. piece, bit, case, instance, example
usage: a light informal meal
4. bit, stable gear, saddlery, tack
usage: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
5. bit, unit of measurement, unit
usage: wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
6. morsel, bit, bite, taste, mouthful
usage: a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
7. snatch, bit, fragment
usage: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
8. act, routine, number, turn, bit, performance, public presentation
usage: a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
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