HyperDic: slope

English > 3 senses of the word slope:
NOUNobjectslope, incline, sidean elevated geological formation
attributeslope, gradientthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
VERBmotionslope, incline, pitchbe at an angle
slope > pronunciation
Soundsslow'p
Rhymesallotrope ... tope: 34 rhymes with owp...
English > slope: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAn elevated geological formation.
Example"he climbed the steep slope"
Synonymsincline, side
Part ofnatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Narrowerascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgradeAn upward slope or grade (as in a road)
banksloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
bank, cant, camberA slope in the turn of a road or track
canyonsideThe steeply sloping side of a canyon
coastA slope down which sleds may coast
descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopeA downward slope or bend
escarpment, scarpA long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge
hillsideThe side or slope of a hill
mountainside, versantThe side or slope of a mountain
piedmontA gentle slope leading from the base of a mountain to a region of flat land
ski slopeA snow-covered slope for skiing
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Spanishcuesta, falda, inclinación, pendiente, subida
Catalancosta, pendent, pujada
Verbsslopebe at an angle
English > slope: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal.
Synonymgradient
Narrowerabruptness, precipitousness, steepnessThe property possessed by a slope that is very steep
gradeThe gradient of a slope or road or other surface
gradualness, gentlenessThe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
pitch, rake, slantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
Broaderposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Spanishdesnivel, gradiente, inclinación, pendiente, talud
Catalangradient, pendent
Verbsslopebe at an angle
English > slope: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningBe at an angle.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The terrain sloped down"
Synonymsincline, pitch
Narrowerascendslope upwards
climbslope upward
dipslope downwards
fallslope downward
stoopSag, bend, bend over or down
Broaderlean, tilt, tip, slant, angleTo incline or bend from a vertical position
Spanishinclinarse
Catalaninclinar-se, inclinar
Nounsslopethe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
slopean elevated geological formation

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