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Synonyms for inflection
ɪnˈflɛk ʃənin·flec·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. inflectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    flexion, flection

  2. inflectionnoun

    a change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function.

    Synonyms:
    flection, flexion

  3. inflectionnoun

    a change in pitch or tone of voice.

    Synonyms:
    flexion, flection

  4. inflectionnoun

    a change in curvature from concave to convex or from convex to concave.

    Synonyms:
    flection, flexion

  5. inflectionnoun

    a turning away from a straight course.

    Synonyms:
    flexion, flection

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inflection

    Synonyms:
    bend, curvature, inflexion, flexion

    Antonyms:
    straightness, rectilinearity, directness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflection, inflexionnoun

    a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

    Synonyms:
    flexion, modulation, flection, inflexion, prosody

  2. prosody, inflectionnoun

    the patterns of stress and intonation in a language

    Synonyms:
    modulation, rhythmic pattern, metrics, prosody, flection, poetic rhythm, flexion, inflexion

  3. inflection, flection, flexionnoun

    deviation from a straight or normal course

    Synonyms:
    flexure, flexion, modulation, flection, inflexion, prosody

  4. modulation, inflectionnoun

    a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified

    Synonyms:
    modulation, flection, intonation, pitch contour, prosody, transition, flexion, inflexion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    bending, curvature, bend, curvity, flexure, crook

  2. inflectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) variation (in declension or in conjugation)

  3. inflectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    (music and Elocution.) modulation (of the voice)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    modulation, accent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflection":

    turning, tipping

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How to use inflection in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Loura:

    Once the pressures on cost persist for an extended time or are a significant enough inflection point.

  2. David Neuhauser:

    It is imperative that both management and the board fully grasp the need to directly attack the current issues that are impairing shareholder equity, The opportunity to talk through our issues is now at an inflection point.

  3. Molson Coors:

    Our business is at an inflection point. We can continue down the path we've been on for several years now, or we can make the significant and difficult changes necessary to get back on the right track, our revitalization plan is designed to streamline the company, move faster, and free up resources to invest in our brands and our capabilities.

  4. Prashant Khemka:

    This could be looked back on as an inflection point in the growth of the Indian fund management business.

  5. Phil Orlando:

    We think we've seen an inflection point where for the balance of the year there should less of a drag from currency.

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