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Synonyms for diagonal
daɪˈæg ə nl, -ˈæg nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diagonal(noun)

    (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

    Synonyms:
    slash, solidus, bias, stroke, virgule, separatrix

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, parallel, vertical, horizontal

  2. diagonal, bias(noun)

    a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

    Synonyms:
    prejudice, virgule, solidus, separatrix, bias, slash, stroke, preconception

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, vertical, perpendicular, parallel

  3. diagonal(noun)

    an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard

    "the bishop moves on the diagonals"

    Synonyms:
    slash, solidus, bias, stroke, virgule, separatrix

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, horizontal, vertical, parallel

  4. diagonal(noun)

    (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry

    Synonyms:
    slash, solidus, bias, stroke, virgule, separatrix

    Antonyms:
    parallel, perpendicular, horizontal, vertical

  5. solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix(adj)

    a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

    Synonyms:
    cam stroke, gash, throw, stroking, stroke, bezant, accident, fortuity, bezzant, slash, cut, bias, solidus, virgule, chance event, apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, byzant, separatrix, slice, shot

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, vertical, parallel, horizontal

  6. diagonal(adj)

    connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face

    "a diagonal line across the page"

    Synonyms:
    aslant, aslope, sloped, sloping, slanted, slanting

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, parallel, vertical, perpendicular

  7. aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping(adj)

    having an oblique or slanted direction

    Synonyms:
    slanted, biased, aslant, aslope, one-sided, sloping, coloured, slanting, sloped

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, horizontal, parallel, vertical

Wiktionary

  1. diagonal(noun)

    Having a slanted or oblique direction, lines or markings.

    Synonyms:
    bias, sloped, aslant, slanting, slanted, aslope, sloping

  2. diagonal(noun)

    Pertaining to the front left and back right (or the front right and back left) legs of a quadruped.

    Synonyms:
    slash, forward slash, stroke, , separatrix, virgule, solidus

    Antonyms:
    backslash

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How to use diagonal in a sentence?

  1. Hal Buell:

    It's exquisite, you have this strong, diagonal line made by the flag staff. You have the flag snapping in the breeze. You have the pyramid-like shape of the Marines pushing the flag up. The men obviously are separate, but they appear as one. The blank background enhances the action by providing no distractions. Also, the photo is gifted with a softly filtered light. A very thin haze of clouds filters the light so that the shadows aren't harsh, but there is detail in all the shadows on the uniforms and the flag.

  2. Hal Buell:

    Like any good, experienced and talented photographer, there's a sense of anticipation and a sense of shooting a picture at peak action -- and Joe got it, you couldn't have captured the action at a better peak. A moment earlier, and the flag would have been too low. If it had been a second later, the flag's staff would have been straight up and the photo wouldn't have had that strong diagonal line.

  3. Adam Pelech:

    For the first score, New Yorks Anders Lee skated into an opening on the right side of the net and tapped New Yorks Anders Lee stick to get the puck. Adam Pelech perfectly placed a diagonal pass on New Yorks Anders Lee stick and Adam Pelech pushed it in to put New York ahead 1-0 with 5:10 left in the opening period. Adam Pelech put Adam Pelech in a great spot just had to get it to Adam Pelech.

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