English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'slant'

(verb) 
Definition
to lean at an angle
The morning sun slanted through the glass roof.
Synonyms
slope
The garden sloped quite steeply.
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tilt
The boat instantly tilted, filled and sank.
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list
The ship listed again, and she was thrown back across the bunk.
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bend
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.
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lean
He leaned forward to take the glass from her.
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skew
This figure is skewed because much of the work still hasn't been done.
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cant
The helicopter canted inward towards the landing area.
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angle off
(verb) 
Definition
to write or present (information) in a biased way
The coverage was deliberately slanted to make the home team look good.
Synonyms
bias
We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
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colour
The attitude of parents colours the way their children behave.
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weight
The electoral law is still heavily weighted in favour of the ruling party.
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twist
The car was left a mess of twisted metal.
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angle
You can angle the slats for more shade.
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distort
The media distorts reality.
(noun) 
Definition
a sloping line or position
The house is on a slant.
Synonyms
slope
a mountain slope
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incline
I came to a halt at the edge of a steep incline.
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tilt
the tilt of the earth's axis
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gradient
a hill with a gradient of 1 in 3
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pitch
the 45-degree pitch of the roof
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ramp
a ramp to facilitate entry into the pool from a wheelchair
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camber
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(noun) 
Definition
a point of view, esp. a biased one
They give a slant to every single news item that's put on the air.
Synonyms
bias
There were fierce attacks on the BBC for alleged political bias.
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prejudice
the deep cultural prejudices I inherited as a child
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angle
He was considering the idea from all angles.
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leaning
I always had a leaning towards sport.
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point of view
Try to look at it from my point of view.
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viewpoint
The novel is written from the murderer's viewpoint.
What's your viewpoint on this issue?
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one-sidedness

Additional synonyms

in the sense of angle
Definition
to move in or place at an angle
You can angle the slats for more shade.
Synonyms
in the sense of angle
Definition
point of view
He was considering the idea from all angles.
in the sense of bend
Definition
to form a curve
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.

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