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Piece (IPA: /ˈpis/)


Piece (n.)

A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole, in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break in pieces.

Piece (n.)

A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.

Piece (n.)

Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single effort of a series; a definite performance

Piece (n.)

A literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of poetry, music, or statuary.

Piece (n.)

A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces; a following piece.

Piece (n.)

A coin; as, a sixpenny piece; -- formerly applied specifically to an English gold coin worth 22 shillings.

Piece (n.)

A fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of knowledge.

Piece (n.)

An individual; -- applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.

Piece (n.)

One of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.

Piece (n.)

A castle; a fortified building.

Piece (v. t.)

To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; -- often with out.

Piece (v. t.)

To unite; to join; to combine.

Piece (v. i.)

To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.

Piece

Unit of amount

Piece

Single

Piece

Textile artwork by Simone Strasser

Piece

Textile artwork by Fritzi Reckendorf

Piece

Textile artwork by Cheney Brothers

Piece Synonyms

Bit

Piece Synonyms

Firearm, Small-arm

Piece Synonyms

Man

Piece Synonyms

Piece Of Music, Composition, Musical Composition, Opus

Piece Synonyms

Art Object, Objet D'art

Piece Synonyms

Part

Piece Synonyms

Slice

Piece Synonyms

Slice

Piece Synonyms

Spell, While, Patch

Piece Synonyms

Tack Together, Assemble, Tack, Put Together, Set Up

Piece Synonyms

Nibble, Pick

Piece Synonyms

Patch

Piece Synonyms

Patch

Piece (Last Name / Surname)

Piece is the #139,228 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 120 people had that surname.

Translations

Piece in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after using a Walther PPK) What a piece of crap." - Shoot 'Em Up

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [describing a whale-watching trip] We just paid $200 a piece to have a whale hawk a loogie on us." - Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Picking a white knight chess piece from the relics] Hey, how about a cute little pony?"" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A good piece of art must combine barbarism and culture: two unique elements..." - Fritz Wotruba

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A single test which proves some piece of theory wrong is more valuable than a hundred tests showing that idea might be true." - Arthur C. Clarke


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