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tilt

tilt

 
 
pronunciation:
tIlt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
tilt at windmills, at full tilt
part of speech: verb
inflections: tilted, tilting, tilts
definition 1: to move or place so that one side is higher than the other; tip.
He tilted the chair against the wall.The dog tilted its head in curiosity.
synonyms:
tip
similar words:
angle, incline, lean, slope
definition 2: to lean to one side; slant.
The kitchen floor tilts down here.The trees tilted in the heavy wind.
synonyms:
incline, lean, slant, tip
similar words:
list, pitch, slope
phrase: tilt at windmills
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of tilting; slope.
synonyms:
slope, tip
similar words:
incline, list, slant
definition 2: a leaning or sloping position.
synonyms:
inclination, pitch, slant
similar words:
angle, list, slope
phrase: at full tilt