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Antonyms for vertical
ˈvɜr tɪ kəl

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term vertical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vertical(noun)

    something that is oriented vertically

    low-pitched, crosswise, level, slanted, atilt, sloped, nonhierarchic, aslope, skew, slanting, horizontal, tilted, high-pitched, sloping, sidelong, salient(ip), canted, skewed, monoclinal, aslant, swimming, leaning, tipped, nonhierarchical, naiant, diagonal, flat, pitched, inclined


  2. upright, vertical(adj)

    a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    "the ball sailed between the uprights"

    inclined, pitched, canted, diagonal, leaning, flat, slanted, tilted, atilt, naiant, sloped, skew, nonhierarchic, crosswise, sloping, tipped, salient(ip), horizontal, high-pitched, nonhierarchical, sidelong, slanting, monoclinal, aslant, low-pitched, swimming, aslope, skewed, level

    upright piano, upright

  3. vertical, perpendicular(adj)

    at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

    "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"

    nonhierarchical, sloped, swimming, slanting, skewed, crosswise, tipped, aslant, slanted, naiant, nonhierarchic, sidelong, sloping, flat, diagonal, aslope, skew, pitched, canted, high-pitched, horizontal, inclined, salient(ip), leaning, atilt, low-pitched, tilted, level, monoclinal

    erect, upright, perpendicular

  4. vertical(adj)

    relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution

    skewed, slanted, slanting, diagonal, inclined, horizontal, sloped, aslant, swimming, nonhierarchic, level, sidelong, pitched, naiant, salient(ip), high-pitched, tipped, canted, low-pitched, sloping, skew, aslope, flat, tilted, leaning, atilt, nonhierarchical, monoclinal, crosswise

    erect, upright, perpendicular

  5. erect, vertical, upright(adj)

    upright in position or posture

    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

    inclined, sloped, skewed, tipped, tilted, aslope, slanting, skew, diagonal, sloping, low-pitched, flat, horizontal, pitched, swimming, naiant, level, canted, slanted, leaning, crosswise, salient(ip), atilt, nonhierarchic, sidelong, nonhierarchical, high-pitched, aslant, monoclinal

    just, upright, good, perpendicular, erect, tumid, unsloped

  6. vertical(adj)

    of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

    "vertical social mobility"

    atilt, inclined, skewed, aslant, salient(ip), tipped, tilted, swimming, sloping, skew, sloped, monoclinal, flat, high-pitched, low-pitched, crosswise, pitched, leaning, horizontal, nonhierarchic, aslope, slanted, naiant, level, slanting, sidelong, nonhierarchical, diagonal, canted

    erect, upright, perpendicular


  1. vertical(noun)


  2. vertical(noun)

    along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth


  3. vertical(noun)

    In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.


  4. vertical(adjective)

    Of or pertaining to vertical markets.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vertical

    inclined, sloped, scarped

    perpendicular, upright

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vertical(a)

    horizontal, flat, level

    upright, perpendicular, plumb

How to use vertical in a sentence?

  1. Dan Kottlowski:

    The hurricane remains in a very favorable environment for further intensification, including low vertical wind shear, deep moist unstable air and warm water.

  2. Sylvestre Lacour:

    Our analysis showed that HR 8799e has an atmosphere containing far more carbon monoxide than methane -- something not expected from equilibrium chemistry, we can best explain this surprising result with high vertical winds within the atmosphere preventing the carbon monoxide from reacting with hydrogen to form methane.

  3. Ranger Brody Young:

    I ’m lucky to be here, vertical and mobile, to be honest.

  4. Senator Harris:

    >( CNN) In Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Tulsi Gabbard decided to drop her opposition research book right on Kamala Harris. . duval-3 { width :100 % ; position : relative ; border : 1px solid # 979797 ; border-left : none ; border-right : none ; padding : 20px 0 ; box-sizing : border-box ; - webkit-box-sizing : border-box ; - moz-box-sizing : border-box ; margin : auto ; max-width : 660px ; }. duval-3 a { color : # 1a1a1a ; text-decoration : none ; font-size : 0 ; }. duval-3 a : hover { color : #d 9d9d9 ; text-decoration : underline ; - moz-text-decoration-color : #d 9d9d9 ; text-decoration-color : #d 9d9d9 ; }. duval-3 > a > * { vertical-align : top ; display : inline-block ; }. duval-3 > a > div { display : inline-block ; font-size :1.0666667 rem ; width : 80 % ; padding-top : 0px ; padding-left : 2 % ; }. duval-3 > a > img { width : 18 % ; height : auto ; } @media screen and( max-width :640 px) {. duval-3 > a > * { display : block ; margin : auto ; }. duval-3 > a > div { width : 100 % ; }. duval-3 > a > img { width : 50 % ; } } THE POINT -- NOW ON YOUTUBE ! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe ! Amid a broader conversation about criminal justice reform between the California senator and former Vice President Joe Biden, the moderators turned to the Hawaii congresswoman. And she unloaded : but I'm deeply concerned about this record. There are too many examples to cite but Senator Harris put over 1,500 people in jail for marijuana violations and then laughed about it when Senator Harris was asked if Senator Harris ever smoked marijuana.

  5. Duncan Haldane:

    We don’t quite reach the galago’s performance, but SALTO has 56 percent more vertical jumping agility than any other untethered robot.

How to pronounce vertical?

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How to say vertical in sign language?

  1. vertical

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