Definition of 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"
  • a share of something
    "a slice of the company's revenue"
  • 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"
  • a work of art of some artistic value
    "this store sells only objets d'art"
    "it is not known who created this piece"
    - objet d'art - art object
  • a distance
    "it is down the road a piece"
  • a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    "a piece of pie"
    "a slice of bread"
  • a portable gun
    "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
    - small arm
  • an artistic or literary composition
    "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"
    "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
  • an instance of some kind
    "it was a nice piece of work"
    "he had a bit of good luck"
  • a musical work that has been created
    "the composition is written in four movements"
    - musical composition - piece of music
  • a portion of a natural object
    "they analyzed the river into three parts"
    "he needed a piece of granite"
  • an item that is an instance of some type
    "he designed a new piece of equipment"
    "she bought a lovely piece of china"

  • a separate part of a whole
    "an important piece of the evidence"


  • repair by adding pieces
    "She pieced the china cup"
  • eat intermittently
    take small bites of
    "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"
    "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
  • join during spinning
    "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
  • create by putting components or members together
    "She pieced a quilt"
    "He tacked together some verses"
    "They set up a committee"
    - put together - set up - tack together
  • to join or unite the pieces of
    "patch the skirt"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Piece

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Unscramble piece

14 unscramble word found using the letters piece.

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