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    slant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slant

    Definition
    (noun) a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    Synonyms : angle
    Definition
    (noun) degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    Synonyms : pitch , rake
    Example Sentence
    • the roof had a steep pitch
    Definition
    (verb) lie obliquely
    Example Sentence
    • A scar slanted across his face
    Definition
    (verb) present with a bias
    Synonyms : angle , weight
    Example Sentence
    • He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders
    Definition
    (verb) to incline or bend from a vertical position
    Synonyms : angle , lean , tilt , tip
    Example Sentence
    • She leaned over the banister
    Definition
    (verb) heel over
    Synonyms : cant , cant over , pitch , tilt
    Example Sentence
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting
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