Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Slopes and sloping - synonyms or related words

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

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog