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Definition 1: the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pitcher or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has played every position except pitcher
  • they have a southpaw on the mound

Synonyms for pitcher in the sense of this definition

(pitcher is a kind of ...) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

"what position does he play?"

(... is a member of pitcher) a team that plays baseball

Definition 2: an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pitcher in the sense of this definition

(pitcher is a kind of ...) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

(... is a kind of pitcher ) a small pitcher for serving cream

Definition 3: (baseball) the person who does the pitching - [noun denoting person]

Samples where pitcher or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our pitcher has a sore arm

Synonyms for pitcher in the sense of this definition

(pitcher is a kind of ...) an athlete who plays baseball

(pitcher is a kind of ...) someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

(... is a kind of pitcher ) a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

(... is a kind of pitcher ) (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand

(... is a kind of pitcher ) a pitcher who does not start the game

(... is a kind of pitcher ) (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs

(... is a kind of pitcher ) (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game

(pitcher belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

(pitcher belongs to category ...) a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer

Definition 4: (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer - [noun denoting plant]

(pitcher is a kind of ...) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

(pitcher belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 5: the quantity contained in a pitcher - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for pitcher in the sense of this definition

(pitcher is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

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