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pitches

noun
plural of pitch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an act or instance of diving
  • the daring pitch of the escaped prisoner into the swirling ocean waters at the base of the cliff

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2 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the steep pitch of the roof makes it too dangerous to walk on

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pitches

verb
present tense third-person singular of pitch

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1 to fix in an upright position
  • needed help pitching a tent

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2 to cast oneself head first into deep water
  • when a wave hit the float, I lost my balance and pitched into the lake

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3 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the ship pitched in the choppy sea

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4 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • pitched the baseball almost 50 feet

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6 to provide publicity for
  • the cutting-edge ad agency was hired to pitch our products to a younger generation of consumers

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7 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • the roof should be pitched steeply enough to prevent an excessive accumulation of snow

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“Pitches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pitches. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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