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

2 senses of slant

Sense 1
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 2
pitch, rake, slant -- (degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch")
       => gradient, slope -- (the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient")

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

4 senses of slant

Sense 1
slant -- (lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 2
slant, angle, weight -- (present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders")
       => bias, predetermine -- (cause to be biased)

Sense 3
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 4
cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch -- (heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

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