Antonyms of noun oblique

1 of 2 senses of oblique

Sense 1
oblique, oblique case -- (any grammatical case other than the nominative)
       Antonym of nominative (Sense 1)
      => nominative, nominative case, subject case -- (the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb)

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

2 senses of oblique

Sense 1
oblique, oblique case -- (any grammatical case other than the nominative)
       => case, grammatical case -- (nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence)

Sense 2
external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, abdominal external oblique muscle, oblique -- (a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso)
       => abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab -- (the muscles of the abdomen)

Antonyms of adj oblique

2 senses of oblique

Sense 1
oblique (vs. parallel) (vs. perpendicular) -- (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base")

parallel (vs. perpendicular) (vs. oblique) -- (being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows")
        => antiparallel -- ((especially of vectors) parallel but oppositely directed; "antiparallel vectors")
        => collateral -- (situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains")
        => nonconvergent, nonintersecting -- ((of lines, planes, or surfaces) never meeting or crossing)
perpendicular (vs. oblique) (vs. parallel) -- (intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other")
        => normal -- (forming a right angle)
        => orthogonal, rectangular -- (having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles; "wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes"; "a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system")
        => right -- (having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle")

Sense 2
devious, oblique -- (indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers")

INDIRECT (VIA indirect) -> direct -- (straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach")

Similarity of adj oblique

2 senses of oblique

Sense 1
oblique (vs. parallel) (vs. perpendicular) -- (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base")
       => bias -- (slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a bias fold")
       => catacorner, cata-cornered, catercorner, cater-cornered, catty-corner, catty-cornered, kitty-corner, kitty-cornered -- (slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line; "set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot")
       => crabwise, sideways -- ((of movement) at an angle)
       => diagonal -- (connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face; "a diagonal line across the page")
       => nonparallel -- ((of e.g. lines or paths) not parallel; converging)
       => oblique-angled -- (having oblique angles)
          Also See-> convergent#1; divergent#2, diverging#1; inclined#2

Sense 2
devious, oblique -- (indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers")
       => indirect (vs. direct) -- (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow")

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