piece by piece

adverb
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of piece by piece

: by degrees : piecemeal

Examples of piece by piece in a Sentence

  1. worked out the solution piece by piece

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First Known Use of piece by piece

circa 1530

in the meaning defined above

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piece by piece Synonyms

Antonyms

abruptly, suddenly;

Phrases

bit by bit, by degrees, inch by inch;



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