Another word for bit
A small quantity
piece, fragment, crumb, dot, particle, jot, trifle, mite, grain, iota, whit, tittle, scintilla, splinter, parcel, portion, drop, droplet, trickle, driblet, sprinkling, modicum, morsel, dollop, dab, dash, pinch, snippet, snip, shred, atom, speck, molecule, mote, shard, chip, fraction, sliver, segment, section, lump, slice, shaving, moiety, sample, specimen, scale, flake, collop, excerpt, scrap, part, division, share, trace, hint, touch, tad, item, chunk, paring, taste, lick, mouthful, bite, dose, dram, stub, butt, stump, snatch, a drop in the bucket*, peanuts*, chicken feed*, smithereen*, smidgen*, flyspeck*, spot*; see also division 2, part 1, piece 1.
A brief time
A small degree
The mouthpiece of a bridle
A boring or gouging implement
Varieties of bits include: carpenter's, blacksmith's, drilling-machine, spiral, expanding, brace, expanding-center, German, half-round, plug-center, twisted, coal-boring, countersink.
Another word for bitnoun verb
To control, restrict, or arrest:brake, bridle, check, constrain, curb, hold, hold back, hold down, hold in, inhibit, keep, keep back, pull in, rein (back, in, or up), restrain. See restraint
A tiny amount:crumb, dab1, dash, dot, dram, drop, fragment, grain, iota, jot, minim, mite, modicum, molecule, ort, ounce, particle, scrap1, scruple, shred, smidgen, speck, tittle, trifle, whit. (Chiefly British) spot. See big
A small portion of food:crumb, morsel, mouthful, piece. (Informal) bite. See big
A usually brief detail of news or information:item, paragraph, piece, squib, story. See words
A rather short period:space, spell3, time, while. See big
A particular kind of activity:(Slang) routine. See action