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    bent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bent

    Definition
    (noun) a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    Synonyms : set
    Example Sentence
    • the set of his mind was obvious
    Definition
    (noun) grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    Synonyms : bent grass , bent-grass
    Definition
    (noun) an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges Definition
    (noun) a special way of doing something
    Synonyms : hang , knack
    Example Sentence
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
    Definition
    (adj) fixed in your purpose
    Synonyms : bent on , dead set , out to
    Example Sentence
    • bent on going to the theater
    • dead set against intervening
    • out to win every event
    Definition
    (adj) used of the back and knees; stooped
    Synonyms : bended
    Example Sentence
    • on bended knee
    • with bent (or bended) back
    Definition
    (adj) of metal e.g.
    Synonyms : crumpled , dented
    Example Sentence
    • bent nails
    • a car with a crumpled front end
    • dented fenders
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bent

bent~sounds like "bend it like beckham" a movie where a girl is determined to prove her natural talent of football

Bent = Talent; look, the last 3 letters are same!

bent ~ bent--ppl. of bend. He has got a natural talent of BENDing the hard stiff rods with his hands

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bent=past part. of bend or inclination. if iam inclined towards something then im determined to take the side

bent >>> inclined towards something, usually when u have talent in that thing..

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