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Synonyms for bent
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, set(noun)

    a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

    "the set of his mind was obvious"

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

    Antonyms:
    irresolute, undamaged, upright, erect, vertical

  2. bent, bent grass, bent-grass(noun)

    grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

    Synonyms:
    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    Antonyms:
    undamaged, vertical, erect, upright, irresolute

  3. bent(noun)

    an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

    Synonyms:
    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    Antonyms:
    upright, irresolute, vertical, erect, undamaged

  4. bent, knack, hang(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    set, hang, bent-grass, knack, bent grass

    Antonyms:
    erect, vertical, undamaged, upright, irresolute

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

    fixed in your purpose

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

    Antonyms:
    erect, upright, vertical, irresolute, undamaged

  6. bended, bent(adj)

    used of the back and knees; stooped

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

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

    Antonyms:
    irresolute, vertical, undamaged, upright, erect

  7. bent, crumpled, dented(adj)

    of metal e.g.

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

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

    Antonyms:
    undamaged, erect, vertical, upright, irresolute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bent

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

    Antonyms:
    indisposition, aversion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disposition, inclination, tendency, turn, PENCHANT, leaning, bias, propensity, proclivity, predisposition, predilection, partiality, liking, fondness, proneness, appetency

  2. bent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    crooked, hooked, bowed, curved, aduncous, ARCUATE, INCURVATE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bent(a)

    Synonyms:
    crooked, flexed, hooked, determined

  2. bent(n)

    Synonyms:
    leaning, bias, proclivity, tendency, predilection, predisposition

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use bent in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I think he's a communist. I think he's actually a communist with a socialistic bent, anybody that would say that the Paris attacks were caused by global warming, there's something missing.

  3. Kale Kayihura:

    The murder of Joan Kagezi should only serve to increase our resolve to hunt down and bring to justice all those elements bent on disturbing the security and development of our country.

  4. Christopher Chang:

    Everyone knows you’re not suppose to use them, and yet everyone does it, i’m not going to get all bent out of shape if someone admits to using Q-tips. You just want to make sure that your ear is safe.

  5. Virgil:

    As the twig is bent the tree inclines.


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