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English noun: slant

1. slant (cognition) a biased way of looking at or presenting something


Synonymsangle


Broader (hypernym)point of view, stand, standpoint, viewpoint

2. slant (attribute) degree of deviation from a horizontal plane


SamplesThe roof had a steep pitch.


Synonymspitch, rake


Broader (hypernym)gradient, slope


Narrower (hyponym)loft


English verb: slant

1. slant (stative) lie obliquely


SamplesA scar slanted across his face.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)lie

2. slant (cognition) present with a bias


SamplesHe biased his presentation so as to please the share holders.


Synonymsangle, weight


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bias, predetermine

3. slant (motion) to incline or bend from a vertical position


SamplesShe leaned over the banister.


Synonymsangle, lean, tilt, tip


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)bend, flex


Narrower (hyponym)heel, incline, lean back, list, pitch, recline, slope, weather

4. slant (motion) heel over


SamplesThe tower is tilting.
The ceiling is slanting.


Synonymscant, cant over, pitch, tilt


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)cock









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