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Synonyms for tangent
ˈtæn dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tangent(noun)

    a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point

    Synonyms:
    tan

  2. tangent, tan(noun)

    ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

    Synonyms:
    tan, suntan, burn, sunburn, topaz

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tangential, getaway

How to pronounce tangent?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say tangent in sign language?

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#15934topaz
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#40719sunburn
#46883tangential
#70620suntan

How to use tangent in a sentence?

  1. Carl DeHaven:

    It appears that asking is not always a pleasant thing. Could be an aspect of human nature to feel awkward when asking others. To say "Please" we give others the option of assisting us or not. The manner in which we feel about what we ask relates to our feelings about asking. Passion is an element of our saying..."Please...so is the motive. We all ask of others. Why we ask depends mostly on present conditions...those change. I ask others to think a bit before going on some tangent. Doing so could be beneficial to all of us...Please? KnowyerLoved CWD

  2. "Scratch" Garrison:

    A plan is just a tangent vector on the manifold of reality.

  3. Valery Giscard:

    From the outset, Britain positioned itself somewhat at a tangent to the European system, the current efforts by David Cameron's government run along the same lines.


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