bit by bit
phrasal by degrees ; little by little <
getting better bit by bit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bit by bit — adverb 1. a little bit at a time the research structure has developed piecemeal • Syn: ↑piecemeal, ↑little by little, ↑in stages 2. in a gradual manner the snake moved gradually toward its victim • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bit by bit — bit by bit, the truth came out Syn: gradually, little by little, in stages, step by step, piecemeal, slowly …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bit by bit — ► bit by bit gradually. Main Entry: ↑bit …   English terms dictionary

  • bit by bit — doing a small amount each time, little by little    Bit by bit, they rebuilt a church that was destroyed by bombs …   English idioms

  • bit by bit — in small amounts. I still don t know just how all this new software works, but I suppose I ll find out bit by bit …   New idioms dictionary

  • bit by bit — gradually or in small stages I ll move my things into the flat bit by bit …   English dictionary

  • bit by bit — Synonyms and related words: by degrees, by inches, by inchmeal, by slow degrees, by snatches, degreewise, drop by drop, foot by foot, gradatim, grade by grade, gradually, in detail, in driblets, in installments, in lots, in small doses, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bit by bit — drop by drop, little by little, gradually …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bit by bit — adverb A small amount at a time Syn: little by little …   Wiktionary

  • bit by bit — gradually. → bit …   English new terms dictionary

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