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")

Antonyms of adj slanting

1 sense of slanting

Sense 1
aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping -- (having an oblique or slanted direction)

INDIRECT (VIA vertical, inclined) -> horizontal -- (parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface")
INDIRECT (VIA inclined, horizontal) -> vertical, perpendicular -- (at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height")

Similarity of adj slanting

1 sense of slanting

Sense 1
aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping -- (having an oblique or slanted direction)
       => inclined (vs. horizontal) (vs. vertical) -- (at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")

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