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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bent

    inclination, angle, direction, bias, determination, disposition, intention, prepossession, propensity, predilection, turn, leaning

    indisposition, aversion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, setnoun

    a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

    "the set of his mind was obvious"

    curing, hang, set, band, stage set, bent grass, solidification, readiness, solidifying, hardening, exercise set, lot, circle, knack, bent-grass

    irresolute, undamaged, upright, erect, vertical

  2. bent, bent grass, bent-grassnoun

    grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    undamaged, vertical, erect, upright, irresolute

  3. bentnoun

    an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    upright, irresolute, vertical, erect, undamaged

  4. bent, knack, hangadjective

    a special way of doing something

    "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"

    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    erect, vertical, undamaged, upright, irresolute

  5. bent, bent on(p), dead set(p), out to(p)adjective

    fixed in your purpose

    "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"

    erect, upright, vertical, irresolute, undamaged

  6. bended, bentadjective

    used of the back and knees; stooped

    "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back"

    out to(p), bended, crumpled, dead set(p), dented, bent on(p)

    irresolute, vertical, undamaged, upright, erect

  7. bent, crumpled, dentedadjective

    of metal e.g.

    "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"

    out to(p), bended, crumpled, dead set(p), dented, bent on(p)

    undamaged, erect, vertical, upright, irresolute

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Editors Contribution

  1. scrumpled

    a note fluttered down from the scrumpled duvet in my hands

    Submitted by anonymous on February 23, 2021  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bentadjective

    crooked, flexed, hooked, determined

  2. bentnoun

    leaning, bias, proclivity, tendency, predilection, predisposition

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bent":

    bint, curved, twisted, crooked, warping, distorted, twisty, lodgepole, bend

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  1. Mehrdad Khonsari:

    The regime in Iran seems bent on wanting to secure the election of a hardliner and in particular Mr. Raisi.

  2. Scott McCoy:

    I think Roy Moore is virulently anti-gay, the majority bent over backwards and went through legal gymnastics to not recognize the The Georgia adoption decree where this couple agreed the children would be raised jointly and parent them together.

  3. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan:

    It was a big bang, like an explosion. It was big enough for everyone to hear and go look what happened. There was smoke and when I went over I saw people on the ground, one of the guys was run over, his leg was bent a funny way. we are fortunate that we had a firefighter on detail there.

  4. XinR Alarm:

    Broken down, beaten in again Feel the pain, lose control Bent around, lie and sin All in vain, lost my soul Can I pick myself up again? Just to fall again, lost in sin.

  5. William LaCourse:

    The combination of ultra-thin glass, less than the thickness of human hair, and very high strength allows glass to be bent, twisted, etc. without fracture, it will not fold flat like a dollar bill, but you could fold it around a metal rod and you could do it over and over and it will still go back to flat [ without ] creases.

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