Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) piece (a separate part of a whole) "an important piece of the evidence"
- S: (n) piece, part (an item that is an instance of some type) "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china"; "my dog swallowed a Lego part"
- S: (n) part, piece (a portion of a natural object) "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
- S: (n) musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music (a musical work that has been created) "the composition is written in four movements"
- S: (n) piece, bit (an instance of some kind) "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
- S: (n) piece (an artistic or literary composition) "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
- S: (n) firearm, piece, small-arm (a portable gun) "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
- S: (n) piece, slice (a serving that has been cut from a larger portion) "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
- S: (n) piece (a distance) "it is down the road a piece"
- S: (n) objet d'art, art object, piece (a work of art of some artistic value) "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created this piece"
- S: (n) while, piece, spell, patch (a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition) "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
- S: (n) slice, piece (a share of something) "a slice of the company's revenue"
- S: (n) man, piece (game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games) "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
- S: (v) patch, piece (to join or unite the pieces of) "patch the skirt"
- S: (v) assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together (create by putting components or members together) "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
- S: (v) piece (join during spinning) "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
- S: (v) nibble, pick, piece (eat intermittently; take small bites of) "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
- S: (v) piece, patch (repair by adding pieces) "She pieced the china cup"