Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun angle

3 senses of angle

Sense 1
angle -- (the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians)
       => space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")

Sense 2
slant, angle -- (a biased way of looking at or presenting something)
       => point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint -- (a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events")

Sense 3
Angle -- (a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons)
       => European -- (a native or inhabitant of Europe)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb angle

5 senses of angle

Sense 1
angle -- (move or proceed at an angle; "he angled his way into the room")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle -- (to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

Sense 3
fish, angle -- (seek indirectly; "fish for compliments")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 4
angle -- (fish with a hook)
       => fish -- (catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends")

Sense 5
slant, angle, weight -- (present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders")
       => bias, predetermine -- (cause to be biased)

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