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tilt

tilt

 
 
pronunciation:
tIlt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
at full tilt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tilted, tilting, tilts
definition: to place or turn on an incline or at a slant.
He tilted the chair against the wall.
synonyms:
cant, slant, tip
similar words:
angle, heel, incline, lean, rake, skew, slope
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to lean on one side or in one direction; be or become inclined or slanted.
synonyms:
cant, incline, lean, rake, slant, tip
similar words:
heel, list, pitch, recline, slope
definition 2: to attack with a lance (usu. fol. by at).
synonyms:
joust
similar words:
attack, fence, fight
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of tilting; slope.
synonyms:
cant, slope, tip
similar words:
inclination, incline, list, slant
definition 2: the state of being tilted; inclination or slant.
synonyms:
inclination, pitch, rake, slant, tip
similar words:
angle, cant, heel, lean, list, slope
definition 3: a duel or contest with lances, or a single thrust in such a contest.
synonyms:
joust
similar words:
contest, duel, thrust, tournament
definition 4: any duel, contest, or dispute.
synonyms:
duel
similar words:
battle, contest, dispute, encounter, fight, quarrel, skirmish
phrase: at full tilt