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Synonyms for perpendicular
ˌpɜr pənˈdɪk yə lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpendicular(noun)

    a straight line at right angles to another line

    Synonyms:
    perpendicular style, plumb line

    Antonyms:
    nonconvergent, diagonal, gradual, catty-corner, sideways, crabwise, oblique-angled, collateral, kitty-corner, catty-cornered, antiparallel, catercorner, nonparallel, catacorner, cater-cornered, kitty-cornered, parallel, oblique, bias, nonintersecting, cata-cornered

  2. perpendicular, perpendicular style, English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture(noun)

    a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting

    Synonyms:
    perpendicular style, plumb line

    Antonyms:
    oblique, collateral, nonparallel, nonconvergent, catty-corner, bias, gradual, catacorner, oblique-angled, antiparallel, crabwise, kitty-corner, cata-cornered, nonintersecting, catercorner, kitty-cornered, diagonal, sideways, catty-cornered, parallel, cater-cornered

  3. plumb line, perpendicular(noun)

    a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity; used to determine the vertical from a given point

    Synonyms:
    perpendicular style, plumb line

    Antonyms:
    sideways, cater-cornered, catty-corner, oblique, parallel, catacorner, nonintersecting, catercorner, antiparallel, oblique-angled, crabwise, collateral, catty-cornered, nonparallel, bias, cata-cornered, kitty-corner, kitty-cornered, diagonal, gradual, nonconvergent

  4. perpendicular(adj)

    an extremely steep face

    Synonyms:
    perpendicular style, plumb line

    Antonyms:
    parallel, catercorner, bias, oblique-angled, catty-corner, oblique, crabwise, nonconvergent, catty-cornered, catacorner, kitty-corner, sideways, nonintersecting, gradual, collateral, cata-cornered, diagonal, antiparallel, kitty-cornered, cater-cornered, nonparallel

  5. perpendicular(adj)

    intersecting at or forming right angles

    "the axes are perpendicular to each other"

    Synonyms:
    vertical

    Antonyms:
    collateral, catty-corner, oblique, catercorner, catty-cornered, bias, sideways, nonparallel, parallel, crabwise, diagonal, gradual, nonconvergent, cata-cornered, kitty-corner, nonintersecting, catacorner, antiparallel, oblique-angled, cater-cornered, kitty-cornered

  6. vertical, perpendicular(adj)

    at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

    "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"

    Synonyms:
    erect, upright, vertical

    Antonyms:
    cata-cornered, oblique-angled, oblique, crabwise, nonparallel, gradual, antiparallel, sideways, diagonal, kitty-cornered, parallel, kitty-corner, bias, nonintersecting, catacorner, nonconvergent, catty-corner, cater-cornered, catty-cornered, collateral, catercorner

  7. perpendicular(adj)

    extremely steep

    "the great perpendicular face of the cliff"

    Synonyms:
    vertical

    Antonyms:
    catacorner, cater-cornered, antiparallel, collateral, catercorner, oblique, kitty-cornered, nonintersecting, kitty-corner, nonconvergent, catty-cornered, gradual, sideways, crabwise, nonparallel, parallel, cata-cornered, diagonal, bias, catty-corner, oblique-angled

Wiktionary

  1. perpendicular(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    evendown, orthogonal, normal

  2. perpendicular(adjective)

    At or forming a right angle (to).

    In most houses, the walls are perpendicular to the floor

    Synonyms:
    orthogonal, evendown, normal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. perpendicular

    Synonyms:
    vertical, upright, standing upright

    Antonyms:
    horizontal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perpendicular(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vertical, upright, pointing to the zenith

  2. perpendicular(a.)

    Synonyms:
    at right angles, making a right angle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perpendicular(a)

    Synonyms:
    upright, vertical

    Antonyms:
    horizontal oblique

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    perpendicularly, transversely

How to pronounce perpendicular?

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How to say perpendicular in sign language?

  1. perpendicular

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1458normal
#4295vertical
#11671upright
#17242erect
#21879perpendicular
#22412orthogonal
#93894transversely
#116459perpendicularly

How to use perpendicular in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Those who can’t stand perpendicular shouldn’t blame those who are on the horizontal position.


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