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Another word for tilt

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Verb
  1. To depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

      1. To remove the tip of:
      2. (Informal) To give secret information to in an attempt to be helpful
      3. To dye the ends of (hair or fur) in order to blend or improve appearance.
      1. To have an upward or downward inclination; take an oblique direction; incline; slant
      2. To move or walk:
      3. (Chiefly Brit., Informal) To go or move (off, away, etc.), esp. in a leisurely or furtive way
      1. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      2. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      3. To incline or turn from a direct line or course, esp. one that is perpendicular or level; slope
      1. To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
      2. (--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
      3. To use a rake
      1. To enter (a name, item, etc.) in a list, directory, catalog, etc.
      2. To enter in a list; register:
      3. To cover, line, or edge with list.
      1. To have a particular mental inclination; tend (toward or to a certain opinion, attitude, etc.)
      2. To cause to incline:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. To bend or bow (the body or head)
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To deviate from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.; lean; slope; slant
      1. (Golf) To hit (a ball) with the heel of the club
      2. To lean or tilt to one side, as a ship or boat in a high wind
      3. To follow at one's heels:
      1. To take an oblique direction or course; swing around, as a ship.
      2. To lean to one side; slant.
      3. To use cant; speak in cant
    See also:

    straight

  2. To strive in opposition

      1. To move, lift, maneuver, etc. with great physical effort
      2. To struggle (with a problem, an opposing force, etc.)
      3. To struggle or fight with by wrestling; wrestle with
      1. To wage or carry on warfare.
      2. To be in a state of hostility or rivalry; contend.
      3. To carry on war; engage in military conflict
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To move or place (something) with an effort:
      3. To contend or fight violently with an opponent
      1. To wage or carry on (a battle).
      2. To contend with or oppose with violence or in battle.
      3. To engage in or carry on (a war, conflict, case, etc.)
      1. To engage (another) in or as if in formal combat.
      2. To oppose actively and forcefully.
      3. To fight a duel with (a person or persons)
      1. To strive in debate or controversy; dispute
      2. To strive in combat; fight
      3. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
      1. To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
      2. To oppose in battle; fight against.
      3. To engage in fighting; contend or struggle.
      1. To take part in a battle; fight
      2. To oppose as in a battle; fight
      3. To struggle; contend
    See also:

    conflict

Noun
  1. Deviation from a particular direction

      1. A helpful hint:
      2. A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc. [From mid-19th c.]
      3. A piece of secret information given confidentially in an attempt to be helpful
      1. A piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground; specif., a portion of the side of a hill or mountain
      2. (Mathematics) The rate at which an ordinate of a point of a line on a coordinate plane changes with respect to a change in the abscissa.
      3. (Math.) The trigonometric tangent of the positive angle formed between a given straight line and the x-axis of a pair of Cartesian coordinates
      1. A personal point of view or opinion:
      2. (Informal) A quick, oblique look; glance
      3. A line, plane, course, or direction that is other than perpendicular or horizontal; a slope.
      1. The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.
      2. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      3. Any of various long-handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves, etc., or for smoothing broken ground
      1. A considerable number; a long series:
      2. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      3. List price
      1. A tilt or an inclination away from the vertical.
      2. The act or condition of leaning; inclination; slant
      3. Meat containing little or no fat
      1. An inclined surface; a slope or gradient:
      2. An inclined plane or surface; slope; grade; slant
      1. The difference in direction of two lines, planes, or surfaces as measured by the angle between them; specif., a property of a line in a plane, being the angle measured from the positive portion of the x-axis to the line in question
      2. Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
      3. A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
      1. (Botany) The basal end of a plant cutting or tuber used in propagation.
      2. A tilt, as of a boat, to one side.
      3. The built-up portion of a shoe or boot, supporting the heel.
      1. (Math.) A vector pointing in the direction of the most rapid increase of a function and having coordinates that are the partial derivatives of the function
      2. (Mathematics) A vector having coordinate components that are the partial derivatives of a function with respect to its variables.
      3. (Physics) The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
      1. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
      2. Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
      3. A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track:
      1. The tilt, turn, or slant thus caused
      2. The special vocabulary of a profession, discipline, or social group; jargon.
      3. The special words and phrases used by those in a certain sect, occupation, etc.; jargon
  2. Any competition or test of opposing wills likened to the sport in which knights fought with lances

      1. A series of such tournaments, jousts, etc. presented as an entertainment
      2. A series of contests in some sport or game, as basketball or chess, in which a number of people or teams take part, trying to win the championship
      3. A series of games; either the same game played many times, or a succession of games related by a single theme; played competitively to determine a single winning team or individual.
      1. A combat or contest with lances, as between two medieval knights on horseback; esp., such a formal combat as part of a tournament
      2. A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
      3. A tournament
    See also:

    conflict

Another word for tilt

Noun
  1. An incline

      1. A small metal or glass tube worn over a finger or held in the hand, used in playing bottleneck-style guitar.
      2. A U-shaped section of tubing which is moved to change the pitch of certain brass instruments, esp. the trombone
      3. The fall of a mass of rock, snow, earth, etc. down a slope
      1. A reduction in value, amount, or degree:
      2. A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
      3. Something that has fallen:
      1. The act of falling; descent:
      2. The act or fact of dropping; a fall, descent, slump, or decrease
      3. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      1. The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.
      2. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      3. Any of various long-handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves, etc., or for smoothing broken ground
      1. (--- Linguistics) A part of a phrase or sentence that is unstressed or less strongly stressed relative to surrounding words, as the words I and to in I have to go.
      2. (Gym.) The act of lowering oneself between parallel bars by bending the arms until the chin reaches the bar level, and then raising oneself by straightening the arms
      3. (Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
      1. An aspect, as of something viewed or considered; point of view
      2. The shape made by two straight lines meeting at a common point, the vertex, or by two planes meeting along an edge
      3. A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
      1. (Mathematics) The rate at which an ordinate of a point of a line on a coordinate plane changes with respect to a change in the abscissa.
      2. An inclined line, surface, plane, position, or direction.
      3. A piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground; specif., a portion of the side of a hill or mountain
      1. (Informal) A quick, oblique look; glance
      2. A sloping thing or piece of ground.
      3. A line, plane, course, or direction that is other than perpendicular or horizontal; a slope.
  2. An encounter

      1. A meeting, gathering, or assembling, as for a sporting event
      2. A meeting or contest, especially an athletic competition.
      3. The people who so meet or the place of meeting
      1. The act or sound of feet shuffling
      2. A hoe that is designed to work soil by being pushed and pulled.
      3. A rough, confused fight; close, haphazard struggle
      1. A rough or vigorous struggle; a scuffle.
      1. A noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel.
      1. Play that begins with the snap from center, with both teams positioned on the line of scrimmage
      2. (Football) Play between the two teams from the time the ball is snapped until it is declared dead.
      3. A rough-and-tumble fight; tussle; confused struggle
      1. A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
      2. The act of colliding, or coming together with sudden, violent force
      3. A clash or conflict of opinions, interests, etc.
      1. Any slight, unimportant conflict; brush
      2. (Military) A brief battle between small groups, usually part of a longer or larger battle or war.
      3. A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
      1. Conflict; strife; contention
      2. The act of struggling:
      3. Strife, contention, or combat:
      1. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals:
      2. A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
      3. A fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
      1. Sharp disagreement or opposition, as of interests or ideas; clash
      2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
      3. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
      1. A contest between antagonists; a match:
      2. A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
      1. A personal competition or combat suggestive of combat with lances:
      2. A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
      3. A combat or contest with lances, as between two medieval knights on horseback; esp., such a formal combat as part of a tournament
Verb
  1. To incline

      1. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To cause (a person, an opinion, actions, etc.) to be inclined a certain way or be turned from a given course; influence or divert
      1. To plunge into a liquid and quickly come out
      2. To lower or drop (something) suddenly:
      3. To get or take out by, or as if by, scooping up with a container, the hand, etc.
      1. To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
      2. To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
      3. To get along by tricky or evasive means.
      1. To droop or hang carelessly, as a hat.
      2. (Intransitive) To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner.
      3. To sit, stand, or walk with an awkward, drooping posture.
      1. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      2. To use a rake
      3. To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
      1. To have an upward or downward inclination; take an oblique direction; incline; slant
      2. (Chiefly Brit., Informal) To go or move (off, away, etc.), esp. in a leisurely or furtive way
      3. To move or walk:
      1. To bend or incline the body so as to rest part of one's weight upon or against something
      2. To cause to lean
      3. To bend or deviate from an upright position; stand at a slant; incline
      1. To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
      2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
      3. To divert or deflect:
      1. To remove the tip of:
      2. To give as a tip:
      3. (Sports) To deflect or tap (a ball, puck, etc.) in a particular direction, esp. into a goal
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To incline or turn from a direct line or course, esp. one that is perpendicular or level; slope
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
  2. To encounter

      1. To fight or struggle against; oppose, resist, or seek to get rid of
      2. To fight, contend, or struggle
      3. To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
      1. To cause to project or extend:
      2. To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
      3. To force into a specified condition or situation:
      1. To attack vigorously or move forward as if attacking
      2. To bear down on or set upon with force; attack vigorously
      3. To excite; rouse:
      1. To set upon with violent force.
      2. To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
      3. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
      1. To strive in combat; fight
      2. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
      3. To hold to be a fact; assert
      1. To persuade or influence (another), as by presenting reasons:
      2. To engage in a quarrel; dispute.
      3. To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
      1. To argue; debate
      2. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
      3. To strive against; resist:
    See also:

    fight

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