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Synonyms for bit

piece

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part

little while

do your bit

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take the bit in or between your teeth

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  • get to grips with something
  • get stuck in
  • tackle something
  • get down to something
  • set about something
  • make a start on something

Synonyms for bit

a small portion of food

a usually brief detail of news or information

a rather short period

a particular kind of activity

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an instrument or means of restraining

Synonyms for bit

a small piece or quantity of something

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

an instance of some kind

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piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding

a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit)

a small amount of solid food

a small fragment

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a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers

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References in classic literature ?
She give my head a bit of a rub an' laughed an' she says,
Craven can't bear to see him when he's awake an' it's because his eyes is so like his mother's an' yet looks so different in his miserable bit of a face.
But now, little Aaron, having become used to the weaver's awful presence, had advanced to his mother's side, and Silas, seeming to notice him for the first time, tried to return Dolly's signs of good-will by offering the lad a bit of lard-cake.
But he wanted to show her that he was grateful, and the only mode that occurred to him was to offer Aaron a bit more cake.
and a wolly-wou, pully-wou," and then wid that he shoved up his two shoulders till the divil the bit of his hid was to be diskivered, and then he let down the two corners of his purraty-trap, and thin not a haporth more of the satisfaction could I git out o' the spalpeen.
We asked him if he had ever tried washing flannels in the river, and he replied: "No, not exactly himself like; but he knew some fellows who had, and it was easy enough;" and Harris and I were weak enough to fancy he knew what he was talking about, and that three respectable young men, without position or influence, and with no experience in washing, could really clean their own shirts and trousers in the river Thames with a bit of soap.
He was quite a stranger, you know, Miss Grey, and even YOUNGER nor Maister Hatfield, I believe; and I had thought him not so pleasant-looking as him, and rather a bit crossish, at first, to look at; but he spake so civil like--and when th' cat, poor thing, jumped on to his knee, he only stroked her, and gave a bit of a smile: so I thought that was a good sign; for once, when she did so to th' Rector, he knocked her off, like as it might be in scorn and anger, poor thing.
He bit the monkey's ears, so that, on the stage, all he had to do was to make a move as if he was going to bite and they'd quit their fooling and be good.
They ain't hurt a bit," proclaimed Maud, restoring the lost treasures.
It's attacking my nerve-centres, eating them up, bit by bit, cell by cell--from the pain.
The shepherd however bit as my cry had admonished him; he bit with a strong bite
She's 'glad' I punished her, and I 'mustn't feel bad one bit,' and she's going to 'love to live' with me
We're digging the bit guns and swords into the moss, ye see; and these, I am thinking, will be your ain French clothes.
It was at page three hundred and eighteen--a domestic bit concerning Robinson Crusoe's marriage, as follows:
father ever paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and the alphabet at th' other.