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pitching

 
Noun pitching has 2 senses
  1. pitching - (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team
    --1 is a kind of
    playing
  2. lurch, pitch, pitching - abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
    --2 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    --2 has particulars: rock, careen, sway, tilt
    Derived form: verb pitch2
Verb pitch has 12 senses
  1. flip, toss, sky, pitch - throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
    --1 is one way to fling
    Derived form: noun pitch10
    Sample sentence:
    The children pitch the ball
  2. lurch, pitch, shift - move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun pitch9, noun pitching2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. pitch - fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
    --3 is one way to
    descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to pitch
  4. pitch - set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"
    --4 is one way to
    set
    Derived form: noun pitch1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch - sell or offer for sale from place to place
    --5 is one way to deal, sell, trade
    Derived forms: noun pitch3, noun pitch4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. slope, incline, pitch - be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
    --6 is one way to lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
    Derived form: noun pitch5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  7. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch - heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
    --7 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun pitch5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  8. pitch, set up - erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
    --8 is one way to rear, erect
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. deliver, pitch - throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
    --9 is one way to throw
    Derived forms: noun pitch2, noun pitcher1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. pitch - hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
    --10 is one way to
    hit
    Derived form: noun pitch7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. pitch - lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
    --11 is one way to
    play
    Derived form: noun pitch8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. gear, pitch - set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
    --12 is one way to adapt, accommodate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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