• a sizeable hole (usually in the ground);
    • "they dug a pit to bury the body"
  • a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
  • the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed;
  • (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; -Dr. Johnson
    • "a demon from the depths of the pit"
  • an enclosure in which animals are made to fight
  • (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on
  • (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled
  • a trap in the form of a concealed hole
  • a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate;
    • "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
  • lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
  • a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
  • set into opposition or rivalry;
    • "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
  • mark with a scar;
  • remove the pits from;
    • "pit plums and cherries"
  • PIT v PITTED, PITTING, PITS to mark with cavities or depressions

Scrabble Score: 5

pit is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

pit is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

pit is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 6

pit is a valid Words With Friends word