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Synonyms for vertical
ˈvɜr tɪ kəlver·ti·cal

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  1. verticalnoun


  2. verticalnoun

    along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth


  3. verticalnoun

    In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.


  4. verticaladjective

    Of or pertaining to vertical markets.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vertical

    perpendicular, upright

    inclined, sloped, scarped

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verticalnoun

    something that is oriented vertically


    low-pitched, crosswise, level, slanted, atilt, sloped, nonhierarchic, aslope, skew, slanting, horizontal, tilted, high-pitched, sloping, sidelong, salient(ip), canted, skewed, monoclinal, aslant, swimming, leaning, tipped, nonhierarchical, naiant, diagonal, flat, pitched, inclined

  2. upright, verticaladjective

    a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    "the ball sailed between the uprights"

    upright piano, upright

    inclined, pitched, canted, diagonal, leaning, flat, slanted, tilted, atilt, naiant, sloped, skew, nonhierarchic, crosswise, sloping, tipped, salient(ip), horizontal, high-pitched, nonhierarchical, sidelong, slanting, monoclinal, aslant, low-pitched, swimming, aslope, skewed, level

  3. vertical, perpendicularadjective

    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"

    erect, upright, perpendicular

    nonhierarchical, sloped, swimming, slanting, skewed, crosswise, tipped, aslant, slanted, naiant, nonhierarchic, sidelong, sloping, flat, diagonal, aslope, skew, pitched, canted, high-pitched, horizontal, inclined, salient(ip), leaning, atilt, low-pitched, tilted, level, monoclinal

  4. verticaladjective

    relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution

    erect, upright, perpendicular

    skewed, slanted, slanting, diagonal, inclined, horizontal, sloped, aslant, swimming, nonhierarchic, level, sidelong, pitched, naiant, salient(ip), high-pitched, tipped, canted, low-pitched, sloping, skew, aslope, flat, tilted, leaning, atilt, nonhierarchical, monoclinal, crosswise

  5. erect, vertical, uprightadjective

    upright in position or posture

    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

    just, upright, good, perpendicular, erect, tumid, unsloped

    inclined, sloped, skewed, tipped, tilted, aslope, slanting, skew, diagonal, sloping, low-pitched, flat, horizontal, pitched, swimming, naiant, level, canted, slanted, leaning, crosswise, salient(ip), atilt, nonhierarchic, sidelong, nonhierarchical, high-pitched, aslant, monoclinal

  6. verticaladjective

    of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

    "vertical social mobility"

    erect, upright, perpendicular

    atilt, inclined, skewed, aslant, salient(ip), tipped, tilted, swimming, sloping, skew, sloped, monoclinal, flat, high-pitched, low-pitched, crosswise, pitched, leaning, horizontal, nonhierarchic, aslope, slanted, naiant, level, slanting, sidelong, nonhierarchical, diagonal, canted

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. verticaladjective

    perpendicular (to the horizon), upright, plumb

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. verticaladjective

    upright, perpendicular, plumb

    horizontal, flat, level

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  1. Phil Klotzbach:

    Vertical wind shear is extremely critical for hurricanes in the Atlantic, strong vertical wind shear, the change in wind direction with height, tears apart hurricanes and disrupts their intensification.

  2. Senator Harris:

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  3. Douglas Shidler:

    But we're teams on the JMR medium in support of future vertical lift and we are committed to continue that.

  4. Robert Frost:

    Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.

  5. Sylvestre Lacour:

    Our analysis showed that HR 8799e has an atmosphere containing far more carbon monoxide than methane -- something not expected from equilibrium chemistry, we can best explain this surprising result with high vertical winds within the atmosphere preventing the carbon monoxide from reacting with hydrogen to form methane.

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