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verb tilt pronunciation in British English /tɪlt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theytilt
he/she/ittilts
present participletilting
past tensetilted
past participletilted
  1. 1
    [transitive] to move something so that one side is lower than the other

    She tilted the bowl to pour the mixture out.

    The tray was tilted at an angle.

    1. a.
    2. b.
      [transitive] to move your head slightly upwards, downwards, or to one side

      She was sitting with her head tilted slightly back.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to influence a situation in a particular way, or to be influenced in a particular way
    tilt the balance towards/in favour of someone (=give someone an advantage):

    Excellent performances from the opening batsmen have tilted the balance in favour of the home side.

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