Synonyms for (noun) curve

Synonyms: breaking ball, curve, curve ball, bender

Definition: a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

Similar words: pitch, delivery

Definition: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter


Synonyms: bend, curve

Definition: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

Similar words: section, segment

Definition: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

Usage: a section of a fishing rod; metal sections were used below ground; finished the final segment of the road


Synonyms: curvature, curve

Definition: the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

Similar words: configuration, conformation, contour, shape, form

Definition: any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

Usage: he could barely make out their shapes


Synonyms: curve

Definition: a line on a graph representing data

Similar words: line

Definition: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point


Synonyms: curve, curved shape

Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Similar words: line

Definition: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

Synonyms for (verb) curve

Synonyms: curl, curve, kink

Definition: form a curl, curve, or kink

Usage: the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling

Similar words: change surface

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface


Synonyms: curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

Definition: turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Usage: The car cut to the left at the intersection; The motorbike veered to the right

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs


Synonyms: curve, crook

Definition: bend or cause to bend

Usage: He crooked his index finger; the road curved sharply

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend


Synonyms: curve, arc, arch

Definition: form an arch or curve

Usage: her back arches; her hips curve nicely

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend


Synonyms: curve, wind, twist

Definition: extend in curves and turns

Usage: The road winds around the lake; the path twisted through the forest

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer