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Definition of pit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pit

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//pɪt//
     
    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pit
     
    he / she / it pits
     
    past simple pitted
     
    -ing form pitting
     
     
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    make holes
  1. 1pit something to make marks or holes on the surface of something The surface of the moon is pitted with craters. Smallpox scars had pitted his face.
  2. fruit
  3. 2 pit something to remove the hard seed from the inside of a fruit pitted olives
  4. Phrasal Verbspit somebody/something against something
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