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piece

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of piece

  1. 1 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete <a piece of stone fell from the crumbling wall> Synonyms bit, fraction, fragment, scrapRelated Words cantle, shred, tatter; end, leftover, oddment, remainder, remnant, stub; portion, section, segment; chip, flake, shard, shatter, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scruple, snip, snippet, speck, tittle

  2. 2 a literary, musical, or artistic production <presented a new interpretation of the piece by Mozart> Synonyms number, opus, composition, workRelated Words classic, magnum opus, masterpiece, pièce de résistance, showpiece; model, outline, sketch; étude; canon, corpus, oeuvre

  3. 3 a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder <carrying a piece under his coat> Synonyms arm, firearm, heat [slang], gun, small armRelated Words derringer, forty-five (or .45), gat [slang], handgun, pistol, revolver, rod [slang], roscoe [slang], sidearm, six-gun, six-shooter, zip gun; self-loader, semiautomatic; blunderbuss, breechloader, culverin, fieldpiece, firelock, flintlock, harquebus (or arquebus), matchlock, musket, rifle, shotgun, smoothbore, twenty-two (or .22); AK-47, assault rifle, assault weapon, automatic, carbine, machine gun, machine pistol, repeater, submachine gun, tommy gun; speargun

  4. 4 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <believes his piece of the profits should be higher> Synonyms allotment, allowance, cut, end, part, share, portion, proportion, quota, slice, takeRelated Words lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole






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