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Synonyms for vertical
ˈvɜr tɪ kəlver·ti·cal

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. vertical

    perpendicular, upright

    inclined, sloped, scarped

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. verticaladjective

    perpendicular (to the horizon), upright, plumb

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. verticaladjective

    upright, perpendicular, plumb

    horizontal, flat, level

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "vertical":

    vertically, riser, upright, portrait, verticals, top-down, longitudinal, risers

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  1. Kristina Enquist:

    We didn't come here for the vertical, we came here for the whole experience.

  2. Richard Handler:

    Much is being said about our momentum in leveraged finance but it represents a small portion of the progress our investment bank has made over the past several decades. We now have over 720 investment bankers in a dozen countries and have full service banking, research, and distribution capabilities in every industry vertical.

  3. Architect Gary Beyerl:

    By extending the plant zone up the vertical surfaces of an urban space, you can make a lot of visual greenery work to your advantage, i’ve got a verdant environment even though it’s tiny.

  4. Damir Yusupov:

    I didnt feel any fear, i saw a cornfield ahead and hoped to make a reasonably soft landing. I tried to lower vertical speed to make the plane land as smoothly as possible and glide softly.

  5. Albert So:

    I predict the maximum speed of a vertical lift cabin cannot be more than 79 feet per second, this is not because we can't make lifts that go faster than this, but because of the air pressure.

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