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My first real break was when my college sketch troupe, The State, was asked to contribute pieces for a new MTV show called 'You Wrote It, You Watch It.'
Michael Ian Black

Meaning of "pieces" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PIECES

pieces  [ˈpiːsɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PIECES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pieces is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PIECES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pieces in the English dictionary

The definition of pieces in the dictionary is fragments of fleece wool.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PIECES


courses
ˈkɔːsɪz
curses
ˈkɜːsɪz
eyeglasses
ˈaɪˌɡlɑːsɪz
Forces
ˈfɔːsɪz
glasses
ˈɡlɑːsɪz
greasies
ˈɡriːsɪz
horses
ˈhɔːsɪz
human-resources
ˌhjuːmənrɪˈzɔːsɪz
loosies
ˈluːsɪz
praeses
ˈpriːsɪz
resources
rɪˈzɔːsɪz
sunglasses
ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːsɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PIECES

piece
piece goods
piece of cake
piece of eight
piece of piss
piece out
piece rate
piece to camera
piece-dyed
pieceless
piecemeal
piecen
piecener
piecer
pieces of eight
piecewise
piecewise function
piecework
pieceworker
piecrust

WORDS THAT END LIKE PIECES

advances
braces
circumstances
consequences
emergency services
faeces
feces
finances
financial services
go to pieces
house prices
household appliances
human resources
indices
pick up the pieces
races
scoleces
services
the services
under the circumstances

Synonyms and antonyms of pieces in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PIECES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «pieces» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of pieces

Translation of «pieces» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PIECES

Find out the translation of pieces to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pieces from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pieces» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

piezas
570 millions of speakers

English

pieces
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टुकड़े
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قطع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

peças
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টুকরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pièces
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keping
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stücke
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ピース
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조각
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bêsik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

miếng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துண்டுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुकडे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

parçalar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pezzi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sztuk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

piese
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κομμάτια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stukke
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bitar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brikker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pieces

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PIECES»

The term «pieces» is very widely used and occupies the 3.042 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PIECES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pieces» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pieces» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pieces

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10 QUOTES WITH «PIECES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pieces.
1
Candice Accola
If I'm getting dressed up, I love Alice + Olivia, they have great pieces. I still look at all of the whowhatwhere.com and I read all of the fashion blogs. I'm working my way up to more grown up pieces.
2
Richard Avedon
If each photograph steals a bit of the soul, isn't it possible that I give up pieces of mine every time I take a picture?
3
Ireland Baldwin
There are Katy-Perry-in-concert-type pieces that I look at and am like, 'This dress has a hundred cupcakes on it - I want it!' My mom will always talk me down.
4
Rick Bayless
I love collecting market stuff in Mexico. I have an etagere built onto the wall of my living room, which has cubicles that are lit and filled with super inexpensive pottery. You see them in a new way; they become museum pieces.
5
Alex Berenson
Information technology departments must spend enormous amounts of time and money worrying about integrating big computer systems with billions of pieces of customer data.
6
Michael Ian Black
My first real break was when my college sketch troupe, The State, was asked to contribute pieces for a new MTV show called 'You Wrote It, You Watch It.'
7
Sara Blakely
My husband is such a healthy eater. Except when it comes to sweets. He never consumes anything except fruit until noon. And then from noon on he might have some brown rice and some tofu, and then, come eight or nine at night, he orders three mud-pie double-chocolate pieces of cake and eats all three of them.
8
Christian Camargo
Shakespeare gives you these clues - these little pieces of gold dust, I call them. They tell you so much about the story, the character, the drive, the intentions. It's like a gift.
9
Elliott Carter
I've known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college.
10
Richard Cecil
Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PIECES»

Discover the use of pieces in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pieces and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Million Little Pieces
And James Frey starts his perilous journey back to the world of the drug and alcohol-free living. His lack of self-pity is unflinching and searing. A Million Little Pieces is a dazzling account of a life destroyed and a life reconstructed.
James Frey, 2009
2
A Million Little Pieces
There he was told he could either stop using or die before he reached age 24. This is Frey's acclaimed account of his six weeks in rehab. From the Trade Paperback edition.
James Frey, 2004
3
A Million Little Pieces
But A Million Little Pieces refuses to fit any mold of drug literature.
James Frey, 2003
4
Pieces
MTV has discovered the authors of tomorrow. Read them today in Pieces. This unique short-story collection is more than a good read -- it's an exciting glimpse into the future of fiction.
Stephen Chbosky, 2012
5
Fugitive Pieces
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Anne Michaels, 2010
6
Peace from Broken Pieces
Part metaphorical teaching story, part wrenching personal chronicle, this phoenix-rising-from-the-ashes tale is about men and money, love and work, mothers and daughters, and life and death.
Iyanla Vanzant, 2010
7
Pieces
From internationally acclaimed author Chris Lynch comes a gripping and enduring exploration of loss and recovery in this companion to the celebrated Iceman.
Chris Lynch, 2013
8
Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art
This book is brilliant, brave, and enormously informative. Read it, buy an extra copy, send it to friends, and make sure every student and adult in North America becomes aware of it.
Grant H. Kester, 2004
9
John Cage's Theatre Pieces
Here, William Fetterman examines the majority of those compositions by Cage which are audial as well as visual in content, beginning with his first work in this genre in 1952, and continuing through 1992.
William Fetterman, 2012
10
Pieces
Angelique isn't a killer, not truly-but witnessing the cold-blooded murder of her best friend, and discovering that the killer's identity is mysteriously missing from her memory, sends the beautiful medical student's moral compass spinning ...
Julia Dudek, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PIECES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pieces is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Blood, pieces of flesh scattered all around Somali hotel site
A Reuters witness said blood and pieces of flesh were scattered around the site of the blast targeting the Jazeera hotel. Nearby was the ... «News24, Jul 15»
2
'Pieces of Me' cautions us to be critical in weighing information - Akorfa
Titled Pieces of Me and directed by Fiifi Coleman, the film premieres on Friday, July 31, at the Silverbird Cinemas, West Hills Mall at Weija in ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
3
Police missing pieces to Hakes puzzle
“Our staff knows what's going on, but we don't have all of the pieces of the puzzle. We need more. There is someone out there who knows ... «Corvallis Gazette Times, Jul 15»
4
7 best gingham fashion pieces - Look 50 shades on trend like …
50 Shades siren Dakota Johnson sticks to the famous film name in a mono and grey gingham co-ord set. The long coat twinned with tight pencil ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
San Diego Padres Rumors: Power Ranking Team's Trade Pieces as …
After they failed to climb back into the playoff race by the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres are looking to shed some of their $107-million ... «RantSports, Jul 15»
6
Bits and pieces: Blue Horse catches Fergie's eye
Bits and pieces: Blue Horse catches Fergie's eye · Horsetalk.co.nz | 27 July 2015 8:15 am | 0 Comments · 5 · 4 · 0 · 0. 0. Sylvain Tremblay's Blue Horse has been ... «Horsetalk, Jul 15»
7
Knitting as Art: Castle Vale's prize-winning Knits and Pieces team
Members of Castle Vale's Knits and Pieces group brought their stunning creation, along with several other artefacts, including a complete teddy ... «Tyburn Mail, Jul 15»
8
Bits and pieces of news ...
OLAF FUB SEZ: The favorite quote of legendary Tennessee journalist John Seigenthaler, born this day in 1927, was from his friend and mentor, ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
9
M&S helps to clear 180000 pieces of beach litter
Staff and customers from Marks and Spencer (M&S) and volunteers from the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) removed more than 180,000 ... «edie.net, Jul 15»
10
Cookie Dough Ice Cream Balls Are Bite-Sized Pieces Of Summer …
This recipe for cookie dough ice cream bites was inspired by another one of my more popular creations — my cookie dough ice cream ... «Bustle, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pieces [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pieces>. Nov 2019 ».
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