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Synonyms for tilt

Synonyms for (noun) tilt

Synonyms: rock, tilt, sway, careen Definition: pitching dangerously to one side

Similar words: lurch, pitch, pitching Definition: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) Usage: the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

Synonyms: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Similar words: position, spatial relation Definition: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated Usage: the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

Synonyms: tilt Definition: a slight but noticeable partiality Usage: the court's tilt toward conservative rulings

Similar words: partiality, partisanship Definition: an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

Synonyms: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats

Synonyms: tilt, joust Definition: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Similar words: struggle, battle Definition: an energetic attempt to achieve something Usage: getting through the crowd was a real struggle; he fought a battle for recognition

Synonyms for (verb) tilt

Synonyms: tilt Definition: charge with a tilt

Similar words: joust Definition: joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

Synonyms: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over Definition: heel over Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: careen, tilt, shift, wobble Definition: move sideways or in an unsteady way Usage: The ship careened out of control

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position Usage: She leaned over the banister

Similar words: bend, flex Definition: form a curve Usage: The stick does not bend