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How to sign: a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
"they dug a pit to bury the body";
Similiar / Same: cavity
Within this category: barbecue pit, borrow pit, divot, fire pit, quicksand, sandpit, sawpit, tar pit
How to sign: set into opposition or rivalry
"let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other";
Similiar / Same: play off, oppose, match