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curve

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of curve

  1. something that curves or is curved the bold curve of the racing yacht's hull Synonyms angle, arc, arch, bow, crook, curvature, bend, inflection, turn, windRelated Words kink, warp; circle, ring, ringlet, round; coil, curl, curlicue (also curlycue); buckle, convolution, flexure, fold, loop, spiral, swirl, twist, winding; incurvature, reflection; decline, inclination, incline, slope; corner, turnoff; dogleg, hairpin


curve

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of curve

  1. 1 to turn away from a straight line or course after following a straight path most of the way down the mountain, the ski trail abruptly curves to the right Synonyms arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, fall off, hook, round, sweep, swerve, trend, wheel Related Words circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veer Antonyms straighten

  2. 2 to cause to turn away from a straight line curved the wood to make a bow Synonyms arch, bow, crook, bend, hook, swerveRelated Words arc, round; incurvate, incurve, inflect, reflect; deflect, divert; entwine, kink, swirl, turn, twine, twist, veer, warp; coil, curl, enroll (also enrol), loop, spiral; dent, dimple; meander, wave, weave, wind; decline, incline, slopeAntonyms straighten, unbend, uncurl



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