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slope

slope

 
 
pronunciation:
slop
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: sloped, slopes, sloping
definition: to slant up or down.
The trail slopes down to the pond.
synonyms:
incline, lean, slant
similar words:
bank, decline, pitch, tilt, tip
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: ground that is not level or flat; side of a hill.
We climbed up the grassy slope.
antonyms:
level
similar words:
dip, incline, rise, slant, tilt
definition 2: the amount that something slants or slopes.
The road has a steep slope here.
synonyms:
grade, pitch
similar words:
inclination
definition 3: any surface that is set at an angle.
I sat on the slope of the roof and watched the stars.
synonyms:
inclination, incline, slant
similar words:
tilt
derivation: sloping (adj.)