What does a bit mean?

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a bit

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word a bit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. to a small degree; somewhat

    "it's a bit warm"; "felt a little better"; "a trifle smaller"


  1. To a small extent; in a small amount; rather.

British National Corpus

  1. Rank popularity for the word 'a bit' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1469

  2. Rank popularity for the word 'a bit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #232


  1. The numerical value of a bit in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. The numerical value of a bit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of a bit in a Sentence

  1. Starting or coming off the bench, either way is fine with me, we wanted to create a little bit more space on offense. I thought we did that and got some good looks.

  2. I think we're both upset that this is the reality, but we feel it's important to address the reality, it's not a guarantee, but it's some measure we can take to feel just a little bit better about sticking him on that school bus every day.

  3. He was a nice person, a sensitive person, a bit shy but somebody you can rely on. He was generous, someone who loved to laugh and joke, a cheeky little boy.

  4. I knew I was ready for the heat but I wasn't ready for the humidity so I just had to keep on going and keep cool, keep that body temperature cool with a bit of ice and water down the back, it was kind of a survival of nutrition out there, instead of how fast you can go because at the end of the day it was so hot that it wasn't going to be a fast race.

  5. While employment growth has been good, there is still quite a bit of slack in the labor market. People are finally coming back in off the sidelines.

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