horizontal - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ˌhɒrɪˈzɒnt(ə)l/
  1. 1
    straight and parallel to the ground

    Draw a horizontal line across the page.

    horizontal stripes

  2. 2
    business on the same level

    a horizontal merger (=when two similar companies join together)

derived word

horizontally

adverb