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pitpit2 verb (pitted, pitting)  1 [transitive]HOLE to put small marks or holes in the surface of somethingbe pitted with something The whole street was pitted with potholes. Grammar Pit is usually passive in this meaning.2 [transitive] especially American EnglishDFC to take out the single hard seed inside some fruits syn stone Peel and pit two avocados.3 [intransitive] American English to stop in a car race to get petrol or have your car repaired pitted pit somebody/something against somebody/something pit out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pitNever in this century has the fight for the presidency pitted a congressional monarch against an incumbent president.She was still quite ready for anything the Union chose to pit a gains her.Leaders and managers who are trying to speed up the pace of change in their organizations will find themselves pitted against job-mindedness.Colors of the rainbow sparkled in the spray, the ground was less pitted and dusty.You could also add drained, pitted canned cherries.Stainless steel cutlery Can discolour and pit if left coated with food, so use the pre-wash cycle.CO2 pellets do not pit or cut the surface they are cleaning.Andretti pitted with 16 laps left.The street was pitted with potholes.