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Small amounts or pieces of something - synonyms or related words

bit

noun

a small piece of something

piece

noun

a part that has been cut, broken, or separated from something larger

fragment

noun

a small piece of a larger object that has broken, often into a lot of pieces

a little

a small amount

hint

noun

a small amount of something

trace

noun

a very small amount of a substance, especially when it is too small to see clearly or measure accurately

sample

noun

an example or small amount of something that shows you what all of it is like

taster

noun

informal

a small amount of something that is offered so that you can experience it and decide whether you like it or not

a bit

a small amount of something

fraction

noun

a small part or amount of something

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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