Synonyms of tilt
1 slantDictionary • The boat instantly tilted, filled and sank.
slant • The morning sun slanted through the glass roof.
slope • The garden sloped quite steeply.
list • The ship listed again, and she was thrown back across the bunk.
lean • He leaned forward to give her a kiss.
cant • The helicopter canted inward towards the landing area.
2 angleDictionary • She tilted her head back to look at him.
angle • You can angle the slats for more shade.
tip • She tipped her head back to breathe.
lean • Politically, I lean towards the right.
joust • Knights joust on the field.
fight • a lot of unruly drunks fighting
encounter • They were about to cross the border and encounter Iraqi troops.
contend • The two main groups contended for power.
duel • We duelled for two years.
cross swords • The last time they crossed swords was during the 1980s
break a lance
4 lock hornsDictionary
1 inclinationDictionary • an apologetic tilt of the head
inclination • a polite inclination of his head
2 slopeDictionary • the tilt of the earth's axis
slope • a mountain slope
angle • The boat was leaning at a 30-degree angle.
list • The ship's list was so strong that she stumbled.
pitch • the 45-degree pitch of the roof
incline • He came to a halt at the edge of a steep incline.
slant • The house is on a slant.
gradient • a hill with a gradient of 1 in 3
3 bid for • His first tilt at Parliament came in 1994.
4 joustDictionary • The crowd cheered and the tilt began. (medieval history)
joust • an annual reconstruction of medieval jousts and banquets
fight • He got a bloody nose in a fight.
tournament • a medieval tournament with displays of archery, armour and combat
encounter • They were killed in an encounter with security forces near the border.
duel • sporadic artillery duels
IDIOM:▷ (at) full tilt
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angleIf you angle something or if it angles in a particular direction, it faces or points in that direction.
• You can angle the slats for more shade.
angleAn angle is the difference in direction between two lines or surfaces. Angles are measured in degrees.
• The boat was leaning at a 30-degree angle.
• The helicopter canted inward towards the landing area.
Thesaurus for tilt from the Collins English Thesaurus
to incline or cause to incline at an angle
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