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Synonyms

slope

noun

a straight surface that has one end higher than the other

tilt

noun

a sloping position, or the amount by which something slopes

incline

noun

a slope

slant

noun

the angle at which something slopes

inclination

noun

a slope, or the angle of a slope

pitch

noun

the slope of something such as a roof

fall

noun

the downward slope or movement of something

lean

noun

a slope, or an angle

rake

noun

the degree of slope in a surface, for example in the stage of a theatre

cant

noun

the difference in height between one side of a road or railway and the other

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at/on a slant

at an angle that is not 90 degrees

bevelled

adjective

designed or made with a sloping edge

contoured

adjective

curved or with gentle slopes rather than straight or flat

diagonal

adjective

a diagonal line is straight and sloping and connects opposite corners of a flat shape

diagonal

adjective

in a straight sloping line across a surface

fall

verb

to slope downwards

incline

verb

formal to slope in a particular direction, or to make something do this

oblique

adjective

maths an oblique line is sloping

plunge

verb

to slope downwards suddenly

shelve

verb

to slope gradually downwards

slant

verb

to be or move at an angle that is not 90 degrees, or to make something do this

slope

noun

the angle of this kind of surface

slope

verb

to have one end higher than the other

slope

verb

to not be completely upright

steep

adjective

a steep drop or fall is sudden and nearly vertical

steepen

verb

to become steeper, or to make something become steeper

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