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cants

noun (1)
plural of cant

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(Entry 1 of 3)

the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • a steep cant of the riverbank at that turn in the river

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cants

noun (2)
plural of cant

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the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • the colorful cant used by movie producers and publicity agents in Hollywood

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cants

verb
present tense third-person singular of cant

Synonyms & Antonyms of cants (Entry 3 of 3)

to set or cause to be at an angle
  • carefully canted the ladder against the wall

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“Cants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cants. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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