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Synonyms for oblique
əˈblik, oʊˈblik; Mil. əˈblaɪk, oʊˈblaɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblique, oblique case(noun)

    any grammatical case other than the nominative

    Synonyms:
    musculus obliquus externus abdominis, oblique case, external oblique muscle, abdominal external oblique muscle

    Antonyms:
    nominative case, nominative, subject case, direct, nonintersecting, parallel, orthogonal, normal, antiparallel, right, nonconvergent, rectangular, perpendicular, collateral

  2. external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, abdominal external oblique muscle, oblique(adj)

    a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso

    Synonyms:
    musculus obliquus externus abdominis, external oblique muscle, abdominal external oblique muscle, oblique case

    Antonyms:
    subject case, nominative, nominative case, parallel, rectangular, direct, orthogonal, collateral, nonintersecting, normal, perpendicular, right, antiparallel, nonconvergent

  3. oblique(adj)

    slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

    "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"

    Synonyms:
    devious

    Antonyms:
    subject case, nominative case, nominative, nonintersecting, antiparallel, perpendicular, normal, nonconvergent, right, rectangular, orthogonal, direct, parallel, collateral

  4. devious, oblique(adj)

    indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading

    "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    subject case, nominative case, nominative, nonconvergent, normal, orthogonal, direct, rectangular, right, parallel, antiparallel, collateral, nonintersecting, perpendicular

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oblique

    Synonyms:
    divergent, diagonal, lateral, angular

    Antonyms:
    straight, rectilineal, forward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. oblique(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inclined, aslant

  2. oblique(a.)

    Synonyms:
    indirect

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    slant, slanted

How to pronounce oblique?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say oblique in sign language?

  1. oblique

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#11538oblique
#14137diagonal
#16198angular
#21715devious
#22421slant
#24591roundabout
#29182divergent
#43525slanted
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#101524circuitous

How to use oblique in a sentence?

  1. New York Times:

    Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Sanders promise different approaches from Mr. Obama’s, as much in style as in substance, both have suggested they could get more accomplished, though Mrs. Clinton does so in more oblique terms.

  2. Tryon Edwards:

    Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.

  3. David Rinetti:

    The Angels didnt starter Andrew Heaney said. Many of The Angels didnt, including Justin Upton and Brian Goodwin, took a knee for the national anthem while As players Khris Davis and Tony Kemp raised a right fist to the air. Los Angeles opened the season in Oakland for a fourth straight year. TWO DECADES At age 40, Albert Pujols earned Albert Pujols 20th consecutive opening day start in as many years the fifth player to start the opener in 20 straight years. The others : Pete Rose, Carl Yastrzemski, Eddie Murray and Frank Robinson. Pete Rose went 0 for 3 with a walk. Pretty spectacular, isnt it ? New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. That puts it all in perspective how great New Angels manager Joe Maddon is, what New Angels manager Joe Maddon career has looked like, just to get 20 opportunities, right, youve got to be good. Weve had a lot of great conversations lately, he and I. Very happy for him and his family. I know its important to him. Hes definitely ready to rock and roll. TRAINERS ROOM Angels : New 3B Anthony Rendon missed the opener with an oblique injury. Hes been progressing, Im encouraged, New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. Athletics : LHP A.J. Puk, on the injured list with a strained shoulder, played catch. General manager David Forst said Puk would go to the clubs alternate site in San Jose when the club hits the road. Puk had cortisone and platelet rich plasma injections Monday. Its going to be at least a couple weeks of just playing catch, manager Bob Melvin said. Were a ways off before we have an update on him. WHAT A FEAT David Rinetti, As vice president of stadium operations, marked David Rinetti 40th opening day with the organization after working David Rinetti first in 1981 as a high school junior. David Rinetti received a 113-page document to get the ballpark ready in two weeks. Its pretty incredible. It was a lot of work.

  4. Mark Rienzi:

    It’s oblique to me, exactly what’s going on, I don’t know.

  5. Tyron Edwards:

    Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.


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