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slant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of slant

  1. running in a slanting direction <as they poked through the blinds, the slant rays of the setting sun created interesting patterns on the room's far wall> Synonyms cant, canted, graded, inclined, leaning, listing, oblique, pitched, raked, diagonal, slanted, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular




slant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slant

  1. 1 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon <the road has just enough of a slant to make bicycling up it a little strenuous> Synonyms cant, diagonal, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, slope, tilt, upgrade Related Words ascent, bank, climb, rise Near Antonyms declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, fall, hang, hanging, receding

  2. 2 a way of looking at or thinking about something <an interesting slant on the problem of underage drinking> Synonyms angle, eye view, outlook, shoes, perspective, standpoint, vantage point, viewpointRelated Words interpretation, spin; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), mind, mind-set, notion, opinion, perception, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, view; impression, take




slant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slant

  1. 1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of <reporters who slant the truth in order to push a political agenda> Synonyms bend, color, cook, distort, falsify, fudge, misinterpret, misrelate, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, garble, twist, warpRelated Words misdescribe, misspeak, mistranslate; belie, camouflage, disguise, dissemble, gloss (over), mask, veil, whitewash; bowdlerize, censor; complicate, confound, confuse, mistake, mix (up); mystify, obscure; equivocate, fib, lie, palter, prevaricateNear Antonyms clarify, clear (up), explain, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; decipher

  2. 2 to set or cause to be at an angle <a ramp slanted at a 20 degree angle> Synonyms angle, cant, cock, heel, incline, list, pitch, lean, slope, tilt, tipRelated Words bank; bend, deviate, swerve, veer; decline, descend, recline, retreatNear Antonyms even, flatten, level, straighten




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