English dictionary



Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English adjective: bent

1. bent fixed in your purpose


SamplesBent on going to the theater.
Dead set against intervening.
Out to win every event.


Synonymsbent on, dead set, out to


Similarresolute


Antonymsirresolute

2. bent used of the back and knees; stooped


SamplesOn bended knee.
With bent (or bended) back.


Synonymsbended


Similarunerect


Antonymserect, upright, vertical

3. bent of metal e.g.


SamplesBent nails.
A car with a crumpled front end.
Dented fenders.


Synonymscrumpled, dented


Similardamaged


Antonymsundamaged


English noun: bent

1. bent (cognition) a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way


SamplesThe set of his mind was obvious.


Synonymsset


Broader (hypernym)disposition, inclination, tendency

2. bent (plant) grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens


Synonymsbent grass, bent-grass


Broader (hypernym)grass


Narrower (hyponym)Agrostis canina, Agrostis nebulosa, Agrostis palustris, brown bent, cloud grass, creeping bent, creeping bentgrass, dog bent, Rhode Island bent, velvet bent, velvet bent grass


Member meronymAgrostis, genus Agrostis

3. bent (location) an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges


Broader (hypernym)grassland

4. bent (cognition) a special way of doing something


SamplesHe had a bent for it.
He had a special knack for getting into trouble.
He couldn't get the hang of it.


Synonymshang, knack


Broader (hypernym)endowment, gift, natural endowment, talent









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk