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warp

warp

 
pronunciation:
worp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: warped, warping, warps
definition 1: to bend or twist out of shape, esp. from a flat or straight form.
synonyms:
bend, distort, twist
antonyms:
straighten
similar words:
buckle, contort, deform, misshape, transform, wrench
definition 2: to bend or turn from the true, natural, or right course; cause to deviate.
Greed is warping her judgment.
synonyms:
bend, distort
similar words:
affect, contort, influence, jaundice, sway, twist
definition 3: to bend or turn from a healthy, sane, or moral condition; pervert.
Her mind was warped by extreme suffering.
synonyms:
corrupt, pervert
similar words:
debase, derange, mislead, poison, twist, unbalance, weaken
definition 4: to distort (truth or fact).
You warped the story of what really happened.
synonyms:
color, distort, pervert, slant
similar words:
bend, manipulate, misrepresent, skew, twist, wrench
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become bent or twisted out of shape.
synonyms:
bend, twist
antonyms:
straighten
similar words:
buckle, contort, deform, spring
definition 2: to deviate from a true, natural, or right course.
synonyms:
bend, deviate
similar words:
drift, stray, swerve, veer
definition 3: to become perverted.
similar words:
corrupt, deviate, stray, weaken
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a distortion, such as a bend or twist, from a straight or flat form, often caused by heat.
synonyms:
distortion
similar words:
bend, bow, skew, spring
definition 2: a mental or moral quirk or bias; aberration; deviation.
synonyms:
aberration, bias, deviation, quirk
similar words:
idiosyncrasy, mannerism, oddity, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, twist
definition 3: the first threads positioned on a loom, which form the lengthwise threads in a woven fabric. (Cf. filling, weft, woof.)
derivations: warped (adj.), warpage (n.), warper (n.)