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Synonyms for pith
pɪθpith

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Wiktionary

  1. pithnoun

    The essential or vital part.

    The pith of my idea is truth.

    Synonyms:
    core, substance, spirit, heart, nub, nitty-gritty, meat, stuff, heart and soul, essence, inwardness, kernel, gist, tenor, quintessence, marrow, soul

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pith

    Synonyms:
    kernel, marrow, gist, substance, essence, cream, root

    Antonyms:
    surplusage, surroundings, dressing, verbiage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pithnoun

    soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

    Synonyms:
    center, gist, nitty-gritty, heart, sum, kernel, nub, centre, inwardness, essence, core, meat, marrow, heart and soul, substance

  2. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittyverb

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  3. pithverb

    remove the pith from (a plant)

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pithnoun

    Synonyms:
    heart, marrow

  2. pithnoun

    Synonyms:
    essence, quintessence, substance, gist, soul, chief part, essential part, vital part

  3. pithnoun

    Synonyms:
    weight, moment, importance

  4. pithnoun

    Synonyms:
    force, strength, energy, vigor

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pithnoun

    Synonyms:
    marrow, gist, heart, essence, substance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pith":

    marrow, spinal, cord, moxie

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