HyperDic: bent

English > 7 senses of the word bent:
NOUNcognitionbent, seta relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
plantbent, bent grass, bent-grassgrass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
locationbentan area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
cognitionbent, knack, hanga special way of doing something
ADJECTIVEallbent, bent on, dead set, out tofixed in your purpose
allbent, bendedused of the back and knees
allbent, crumpled, dentedof metal e.g.
bent > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > bent: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFixed in your purpose.
Example"bent on going to the theater"
Synonymsbent on, dead set, out to
BroaderresoluteFirm in purpose or belief
Spanishdecidido, empeñado
English > bent: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of the back and knees; stooped.
Example "with bent (or bended) back"
Synonymbended
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
English > bent: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf metal e.g..
Example"bent nails"
Synonymscrumpled, dented
Broaderdamagedharmed or injured or spoiled
Spanishabollado, torcido
English > bent: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way.
Synonymset
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishinclinación
Catalaninclinació
English > bent: 7 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaninggrass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens.
Synonymsbent grass, bent-grass
Member ofAgrostis, genus Agrostisannual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere
Narrowercloud grass, Agrostis nebulosaSpanish grass with light feathery panicles grown for dried bouquets
creeping bent, creeping bentgrass, Agrostis palustrisCommon pasture or lawn grass spread by long runners
velvet bent, velvet bent grass, brown bent, Rhode Island bent, dog bent, Agrostis caninaCommon grass with slender stems and narrow leaves
BroadergrassNarrow-leaved green herbage
Spanishagrostis, bent grass, bentgrass
Catalanbent grass
English > bent: 7 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges.
BroadergrasslandLand where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
English > bent: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA special way of doing something.
Example"he had a bent for it"
Synonymsknack, hang
Broaderendowment, gift, talent, natural endowmentnatural abilities or qualities
Spanishmaña, tino, traza
Catalandestresa, habilitat, manya, traça

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