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piece

 
 
pronunciation:
pis
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a section or part separated from the whole.
Only three pieces of pie were sold at the bake sale.
 
synonyms:
fragment, part, portion, section, segment
similar words:
bit, chunk, component, constituent, division, element, fraction, hunk, length, parcel, slab
definition 2: an item that belongs to a group of such items.
There are so many pieces to this puzzle.
 
synonyms:
item
similar words:
component, constituent, element, member, part, specimen, unit
definition 3: a work of art, literature, or music.
The pianist practiced the piano piece until he could play it perfectly.
synonyms:
work
similar words:
composition, creation, effort, masterpiece, music, production
definition 4: a coin.
A nickel is a five cent piece.
synonyms:
coin
similar words:
change, copper, gold, peso, silver
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pieces, piecing, pieced
definition: to join in order to mend or make a whole (often followed by "together").
The detective pieced together what had really happened.
synonyms:
assemble, connect, join, unite
similar words:
affix, attach, combine, compose, fasten, fit, relate
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Are you looking for the word peace (freedom from war)? Piece and peace sound alike but have different meanings.
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