Synonyms of bit in English:

bit

noun

  • 1 a bit of bread
    piece, portion, segment, section, part; chunk, lump, hunk, slice; fragment, scrap, shred, crumb, grain, speck; spot, drop, pinch, dash, soupçon, modicum; morsel, mouthful, bite, sample; iota, jot, tittle, whit, atom, particle, trace, touch, suggestion, hint, tinge; snippet, snatch, smidgen, tad
    [Antonyms] lot
  • 2 wait a bit
    moment, minute, second, (little) while
    informal sec, jiffy, jiff
  • Phrases

    a bit

    he's a bit forgetfulsomewhatfairlyslightlyratherquitea littlemoderately informalprettysort ofkind ofkinda

    bit by bit

    bit by bit, the truth came outgraduallylittle by littlein stagesstep by steppiecemealslowly

    in a bit

    I'll see you in a bitsoonin a (little) whilein a secondin a minutein a momentshortlyin no timebefore you know itbefore longdirectly informalin a jiffy/jiffin two shakesin a snap literaryere longanon

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