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  1. piece
  2. noun


    • 1. assemble something from individual parts:

      the children took turns piecing together each other's jigsaw puzzle
    • 2. slowly make sense of something from separate facts and pieces of evidence:

      Daniel had pieced the story together from the radio
    • 3. extend something:

      his coming and assisting them was like a cordial given to a dying man, which doth piece out his life
    • 4. patch (something):

      if it be broken it must be pieced
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: piece, 3rd person present: pieces, gerund or present participle: piecing, past tense: pieced, past participle: pieced

    • noun

      a portion of an object or of material, produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole:

      an item used in constructing something:

    • verb

      assemble something from parts or pieces:

      slowly make sense of something from separate pieces of evidence:

    • adjective

      consisting of three separate and complementary items:

      (of a set of furniture) consisting of a sofa and two armchairs:

    • noun

      a set of three separate and complementary items.

      a group consisting of three musicians:

    • noun

      a self-contained passage or section of a novel, play, film, or piece of music arranged in an elaborate or conventional pattern for maximum effect:

      a formal and carefully structured speech:

    • adjective

      denoting something consisting of two matching items:
    • noun

      a thing consisting of two matching parts, especially a suit or swimsuit.
    • noun

      a type of genre painting in which a group of figures are posed in a landscape or domestic setting, popular especially in the 18th century.

      an object whose unusual quality makes it a topic of conversation:

    • adjective

      (especially of an article of clothing) made or consisting of a single piece:
    • noun

      an article of clothing made or consisting of a single piece:
    • noun

      an object that is worthy of display in a museum:

      a person or object regarded as old-fashioned, irrelevant, or useless:

    • noun

      an article or story in the media that is excessively complimentary about a person, product, event, etc.
    • noun

      an article in a newspaper, magazine, or journal presenting personal opinions, analysis, or discussion, rather than bare facts.
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