pit against

Definition of pit against

  1. :  to cause (someone or something) to fight or compete against (another person or thing) Tonight's game will pit Smith against Johnson for the championship. The game requires you to pit your wits against the computer.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a hole, shaft, or cavity in the ground

    :  mine

    :  a scooped-out place used for burning something (as charcoal)

  1. :  to place, cast, bury, or store in a pit

    :  to make pits in

    :  to scar or mark with pits

  1. :  the stone of a drupaceous fruit

  1. :  to remove the pit from (a fruit)

  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

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