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1. tilt

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • extension
  • indispose
  • raise
  • break

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tilt

  • welbilt
  • overbuilt
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  • spilt
  • quilt
  • wilt
  • wildt
  • silt
  • schilt
  • schildt
  • milt
  • lilt
  • kilt
  • jilt
  • hilt
  • guilt
  • gilt
  • built
  • bildt

Example sentences of the word tilt


1. Verb, base form
Then tilt your head to your left to stretch the right side of your neck and the trapezius.

2. Verb, past tense
Then, tilt the bottom of the door away from you before lifting it.

3. Verb, past participle
Some sliding windows have tilt latches that secure the top of the sash to the head track.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As you tilt the level, the air bubble slides to one side of the cylinder or the other.

Quotes containing the word tilt


1. Marriage is the union of two 'I's to form a 'V'. Both 'I's have to tilt equally to make a good 'V'. 'I's standing tall can never make a 'V'.
- Ashok Kallarakkal

2. tilt-top_table

noun. a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position.

Synonyms

  • tip-top table
  • tip table

3. tilt

verb. ['ˈtɪlt'] heel over.

Synonyms

  • cock
  • pitch
  • cant over
  • slant
  • cant

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • stay in place
  • stand

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tilt

noun. ['ˈtɪlt'] a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances.

Synonyms

  • joust
  • tournament
  • battle

Antonyms

  • abruptness
  • pull
  • ride
  • unbend

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tilt

noun. ['ˈtɪlt'] a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • arguing
  • contention
  • contestation
  • difference of opinion
  • argy-bargy
  • sparring
  • firestorm
  • disceptation
  • polemic
  • dispute
  • difference
  • conflict
  • fight
  • disputation
  • argle-bargle

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • descent
  • ascent
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tilt

noun. ['ˈtɪlt'] a slight but noticeable partiality.

Synonyms

  • partiality

Antonyms

  • compatibility
  • make peace

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tilt

noun. ['ˈtɪlt'] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.

Synonyms

  • spatial relation
  • list
  • inclination
  • position
  • lean

Antonyms

  • same
  • sameness
  • equality
  • keep

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tilt

verb. ['ˈtɪlt'] charge with a tilt.

Antonyms

  • right angle

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tilt

noun. ['ˈtɪlt'] pitching dangerously to one side.

Synonyms

  • rock
  • sway
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • pitching

Antonyms

  • pro
  • cooperation
  • agreement
  • uncontroversial

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tilt

verb. ['ˈtɪlt'] move sideways or in an unsteady way.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • move
  • wobble

Antonyms

  • sit
  • be active
  • expand
  • stretch

Etymology

  • telt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teld (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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