Student Thesaurus

One entry found for bit.
Entry Word: bit
Function: noun
Text: 1 a very small piece <she left only a bit of the broccoli on her plate, so she was allowed to have dessert>
Synonyms atom, crumb, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snippet, speck, tittle
Related Words ace, dab, glimmer, hint, hoot, iota, jot, lick, little, mite, modicum, ounce, peanuts, pinch, ray, shade, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; dash, driblet, drop; fragment, part, portion, section; bite, mouthful, nibble; handful, scattering, smattering, sprinkling; dose, shot; damn, darn; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereens
Near Antonyms chunk, gob, lump, hunk, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, much, peck, pile, plenty, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth
2 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete <bits of cookie scattered on the table> -- see FRAGMENT
3 a very small amount <I'll have only a bit of food right now> -- see PARTICLE 1
4 an indefinite but usually short period of time <this will only take a bit> -- see WHILE 1