Synonyms of slope
inclinationDictionary • a mountain slope
incline • He came to a halt at the edge of a steep incline.
tilt • the tilt of the earth's axis
descent • On the descents, cyclists freewheel past cars.
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slant • The house is on a slant.
ramp • a ramp to facilitate entry into the pool from a wheelchair
gradient • a hill with a gradient of 1 in 3
1 inclineDictionary • The street must have been on a slope.
dip • a path which suddenly dips down into a tunnel
2 slantDictionary • The garden sloped quite steeply.
slant • The morning sun slanted through the glass roof.
fall • Her father fell into the sea after a massive heart attack.
rise • We need to increase our charges in order to meet rising costs.
pitch • He pitched head-first over the low wall.
lean • He leaned forward to give her a kiss.
tilt • The boat instantly tilted, filled and sank.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ slope off
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declinationthe angular distance, esp in degrees, of a star, planet, etc, from the celestial equator measured north (positive) or south (negative) along the great circle passing through the celestial poles and the body
descentA descent is a surface that slopes downwards, for example the side of a steep hill.
• On the descents, cyclists freewheel past cars.
dipIf an area of land, a road, or a path dips, it goes down quite suddenly to a lower level.
• a path which suddenly dips down into a tunnel
Thesaurus for slope from the Collins English Thesaurus
to lie or cause to lie at a slanting or oblique angle
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