Synonyms of bit in English:

bit


See definition of bit

noun

1‘a bit of cake’

SYNONYMS

small portion, small piece, piece, portion, segment, section, part

chunk, lump, hunk, slice

fragment, scrap, shred, flake, chip, shaving, paring, crumb, grain, fleck, speck

spot, drop, pinch, dash, soupçon, modicum, dollop

morsel, mouthful, spoonful, bite, taste, gobbet, sample

iota, jot, tittle, whit, atom, particle, scintilla, mote, trace, touch, suggestion, hint, tinge

shard, sliver

snippet, snatch, extract, excerpt

informal smidgen, smidge, tad

NZ Australian informal skerrick

North American rare smitch

2‘wait a bit’

SYNONYMS

moment, minute, second, little while, short time

informal sec, jiffy, jiff

British informal mo, tick, two ticks


Phrases

    a bit

      ‘he came back looking a bit annoyed’

      SYNONYMS

      rather, a little, fairly, slightly, somewhat, relatively, quite, to some degree, to some extent, comparatively, moderately

      informal

      pretty, sort of, kind of, kinda, a tad, ish

      ANTONYMS

      very, extremely

    bits and bobs/pieces

      ‘there are a number of openings and storage areas for all sorts of bits and bobs’

      SYNONYMS

      odds and ends, oddments, stuff, paraphernalia, things, miscellanea, bric-a-brac, sundries, knick-knacks, souvenirs, keepsakes, mementoes, lumber, flotsam and jetsam

      informal

      junk

      British informal

      odds and sods, gubbins, clobber

      vulgar slang

      crap, shit

      archaic

      rummage, truck

      rare

      knick-knackery

    bit by bit

      ‘bit by bit the truth started to emerge’

      SYNONYMS

      gradually, little by little, in stages, step by step, slowly, one step at a time

      piecemeal

    do one's bit

      ‘I try to do my bit for the children’

      SYNONYMS

      assist, help, lend a hand, be of service, give one's support, give one's backing, contribute, chip in, throw in one's lot

      participate, take part, join in, get involved

      informal

      pitch in, play ball, tag along, get in on the act

      British informal

      muck in, get stuck in

    in a bit

      ‘I'll see you in a bit’

      SYNONYMS

      soon, in a while, in a little while, in a second, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, in a short time, in no time, in less than no time, in no time at all, before you know it, before long, directly

      North American

      momentarily

      informal

      in a jiffy, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail

      British informal

      in a tick, in two ticks, in a mo

      North American informal

      in a snap

      archaic, informal

      anon

      literary

      ere long