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Overview of noun bent

The noun bent has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bent, set

(a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious")

2. bent, bent grass, bent-grass

(grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens)

3. bent

(an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges)

4. bent, knack, hang

(a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it")


Overview of noun bend

The noun bend has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bend, crook, twist, turn

(a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path")

2. (1) bending, bend

(movement that causes the formation of a curve)

3. (1) bend, curve

(curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.))

4. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend

(an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow")

5. Bend

(a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range)

6. bend, bend dexter

(diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left)


Overview of adj bent

The adj bent has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bent, bent on, dead set, out to

(fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event")

2. bended, bent

(used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back")

3. bent, crumpled, dented

(of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders")

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