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
Australian, New Zealand 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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