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verb [intransitive] slope pronunciation in American English /sloʊp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslope
he/she/itslopes
present participlesloping
past tensesloped
past participlesloped
  1. to have one end higher than the other
    The floor slopes a little.
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    1. a.
      to not be completely upright
      His handwriting slopes backward.
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sloping

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