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Antonyms for slant
slænt, slɑntslant

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slant

    To tilt or tip is to throw out of a horizontal position by raising one side or end or lowering the other; the words are closely similar, but tilt suggests more of fluctuation or instability. Slant and slope are said of things somewhat fixed or permanent in a position out of the horizontal or perpendicular; the roof slants, the hill slopes. Incline is a more formal word for tip, and also for slant or slope. To cant is to set slantingly; in many cases tip and cant might be interchanged, but tip is more temporary, often momentary; one tips a pail so that the water flows over the edge; a mechanic cants a table by making or setting one side higher than the other. A vessel careens in the wind; lists, usually, from shifting of cargo, from water in the hold, etc. Careening is always toward one side or the other; listing may be forward or astern as well. To heel over is the same as to careen, and must be distinguished from "keel over," which is to capsize.

    Synonyms:
    cant, careen, dip, heel over, incline, lean, list, slope, tilt, tip

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  1. slant, anglenoun

    a biased way of looking at or presenting something

    Synonyms:
    rake, pitch, angle

  2. pitch, rake, slantverb

    degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

    "the roof had a steep pitch"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, rakehell, angle, lurch, delivery, roue, pitch shot, rip, tar, auction pitch, pitching, blood, rake, sales talk, profligate, sales pitch

  3. slantverb

    lie obliquely

    "A scar slanted across his face"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, angle, cant, lean, tip, weight, tilt, cant over

  4. slant, angle, weightverb

    present with a bias

    "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"

    Synonyms:
    burden, fish, pitch, angle, cant, weight down, burthen, lean, tip, weight, tilt, cant over

  5. lean, tilt, tip, slant, angleverb

    to incline or bend from a vertical position

    "She leaned over the banister"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, topple, run, be given, lean, list, careen, fish, wobble, tiptoe, tip, tip off, fee, tap, shift, tilt, tippytoe, bung, cant over, tumble, incline, cant, angle, weight, tend

  6. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitchverb

    heel over

    "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"

    Synonyms:
    set up, pitch, lean, huckster, lurch, wobble, peddle, vend, tip, slope, careen, shift, tilt, hawk, flip, cant over, monger, deliver, cant, incline, weight, angle, sky, toss, gear

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slantnoun

    Synonyms:
    slope, incline, inclination, obliquity

  2. slantverb

    Synonyms:
    slope, incline

How to use slant in a sentence?

  1. John Travolta:

    People really need to take time and read a book, you know, that’s my advice. You could read 'A New Slant on Life,' you could read 'Dianetics.' And I think if you really read it, you’ll understand it, but unless you do, you’ll speculate. And I think that’s a mistake to do that.

  2. Emily Dickinson:

    Tell the truth, but tell it slant.

  3. Emily Dickinson:

    There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--

  4. Ted Sarandos:

    There’s no political slant to the programming.

  5. Eli Manning:

    A little double move, the safety (Reshad Jones) was getting low and got Odell on a slant. We hadn't practiced it in a while, but we talked about it earlier today that it might come up.

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