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slope

 
 
pronunciation:
slop
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: slopes, sloping, sloped
definition: to be higher at one end than the other.
The trail slopes down to the pond.
synonyms:
lean
similar words:
pitch, tip
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part of speech: noun
definition: A surface that is higher on one end than the other.
We walked up the slope.
similar words:
incline
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derivation: sloping (adj.)