HyperDic: tilt

English > 9 senses of the word tilt:
VERBmotiontilt, lean, tip, slant, angleto incline or bend from a vertical position
motiontilt, cant, cant over, slant, pitchheel over
motiontilt, careen, wobble, shiftmove sideways or in an unsteady way
competitiontiltcharge with a tilt
NOUNeventtilt, jousta combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
communicationtilt, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, argument, arguinga contentious speech act
cognitiontilta slight but noticeable partiality
attributetilt, list, inclination, lean, leaningthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
acttilt, rock, careen, swaypitching dangerously to one side
tilt > pronunciation
Soundstih'lt
Rhymesbuilt ... wilt: 14 rhymes with ihlt...
English > tilt: 9 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances.
Synonymjoust
Part oftournamentA series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize
Broaderstruggle, battleAn energetic attempt to achieve something
Spanishjusta, torneo
Catalanjusta, torneig
Verbstiltcharge with a tilt
English > tilt: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.
Synonymscontroversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, argument, arguing
Narrowerargy-bargy, argle-bargleA verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
fightAn intense verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
firestormAn outburst of controversy
polemicA controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
sparringAn argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
Broaderdispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflictA disagreement or argument about something important
Spanishbronca, controversia, discusión, disputa, lid, pelea, pendencia, polémica, quimera, riña
Catalanargument, controvèrsia, discussió, disputa, lliça, polèmica
English > tilt: 9 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA slight but noticeable partiality.
Example"the court's tilt toward conservative rulings"
Broaderpartiality, partisanshipAn inclination to favor / favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
Spanishinclinación
Catalaninclinació
English > tilt: 9 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.
Example"the tower had a pronounced tilt"
Synonymslist, inclination, lean, leaning
Broaderposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Spanishinclinación
Catalaninclinació
Verbstiltto incline or bend from a vertical position
English > tilt: 9 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningpitching dangerously to one side.
Synonymsrock, careen, sway
Broaderlurch, pitch, pitchingabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
Catalanescorar, inclinar-se
Verbstiltto incline or bend from a vertical position
tiltheel over
tiltmove sideways or in an unsteady way
English > tilt: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo incline or bend from a vertical position.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslean, tip, slant, angle
Narrowerlean back, reclineMove the upper body backwards and down
list, heeltilt to one side
slope, incline, pitchBe at an angle
weatherCause to slope
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishinclinar, ladearse, ladear
Catalandecantar-se, decantar, inclinar
Nounstiltpitching dangerously to one side
tiltthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
English > tilt: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningheel over.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"The tower is tilting"
Synonymscant, cant over, slant, pitch
Narrowercocktilt or slant to one side
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbascular, inclinar, oblicuar
Catalanbascular, desplomar-se, inclinar-se, inclinar, obliquar
Nounstiltpitching dangerously to one side
tiltera device for emptying a cask by tilting it without disturbing the dregs
English > tilt: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove sideways or in an unsteady way.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscareen, wobble, shift
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbambolearse, cambiar, escorar, inclinarse, ladearse
Nounstiltpitching dangerously to one side
English > tilt: 9 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningCharge with a tilt.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderjoustjoust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback
Spanishinclinar, ladear
Catalandecantar, inclinar
Nounstilta combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
tiltersomeone who engages in a tilt or joust

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