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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 of curve angle, arc, arch, bow, crook, curvature, bend, inflection, turn, windWords Related to curve 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 of curve arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, fall off, hook, round, sweep, swerve, trend, wheel Words Related to curve circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veer Antonyms of curve straighten

  2. 2 to cause to turn away from a straight line curved the wood to make a bow Synonyms of curve arch, bow, crook, bend, hook, swerveWords Related to curve 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 of curve straighten, unbend, uncurl



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