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1. slant

noun. ['ˈslænt'] a biased way of looking at or presenting something.

Synonyms

  • viewpoint
  • stand
  • point of view
  • standpoint

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unbend
  • straight line
  • right angle

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Words that Rhyme with Slant

  • transplant
  • vanzandt
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  • replant
  • implant
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  • incant
  • enchant
  • decant
  • trant
  • stant
  • schrandt
  • scant
  • quant
  • plante
  • plant
  • grant
  • grandt
  • brant
  • brandt
  • zant
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  • yant
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  • sant
  • sandt

Example sentences of the word slant


1. Noun, singular or mass
The 2-foot difference in height will provide a slant in the roof so that water can run off easily.

2. Adjective
The incline reverse curl was performed on a slant board positioned at a 30-degree angle.

3. Verb, base form
The lines should not be perfectly vertical, but should slant slightly outward instead.

Quotes containing the word slant


1. Tell all the Truth but tell it slant--Success in Circuit liesToo bright for our infirm DelightThe Truth's superb surpriseAs Lightning to the Children easedWith explanation kindThe Truth must dazzle graduallyOr every man be blind--
- Emily Dickinson

2. There's a certain slant of light,On winter afternoons,That oppresses, like the weightOf cathedral tunes.
- Emily Dickinson

2. slant-eye

noun. (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War).

Synonyms

  • gook
  • oriental person

3. slant

verb. ['ˈslænt'] present with a bias.

Synonyms

  • weight
  • bias
  • predetermine

Antonyms

  • oblique angle
  • stay in place
  • stand
  • sit

4. slant

noun. ['ˈslænt'] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane.

Synonyms

  • rake
  • gradient
  • loft
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • natural depression
  • gradualness
  • abruptness

5. slant

verb. ['ˈslænt'] lie obliquely.

Antonyms

  • bad weather

6. slant

verb. ['ˈslænt'] to incline or bend from a vertical position.

Synonyms

  • tip
  • bend
  • angle
  • lean back
  • recline
  • tilt
  • list
  • flex
  • incline
  • heel
  • weather
  • pitch
  • lean

Antonyms

  • extension
  • indispose
  • raise
  • break

7. slant

verb. ['ˈslænt'] heel over.

Synonyms

  • cock
  • pitch
  • tilt
  • cant over
  • cant

Antonyms

  • be active
  • impartiality
  • expand
  • stretch
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