Synonyms of angle in English

: angle1angle2

angle1


See definition of angle

noun

1‘the wall is sloping at an angle of 33° to the vertical’

SYNONYMS

gradient, slant, inclination

geometrical relation

2‘the right-hand angle of the goal’

SYNONYMS

corner, intersection, point, apex, cusp

nook, niche, recess, crook

projection

3‘we need to consider the problem from a different angle’

SYNONYMS

perspective, way of looking at something, point of view, viewpoint, standpoint, position, side, aspect, slant, direction, approach, outlook, light


verb

1‘Anna angled her camera towards the tree’

SYNONYMS

tilt, slant

point, direct, aim, turn

2‘angle your answer so that it is relevant to the job for which you are applying’

SYNONYMS

present, slant, give a particular slant to, orient

skew, distort, twist, bias


Synonyms of angle in English

: angle1angle2

angle2


See definition of angle

verb

1‘she smiled, realizing he was angling for an invitation’

SYNONYMS

try to get, seek to obtain, make a bid for, aim for, cast about for, cast around for, cast round for, solicit, hope for, look for

informal fish for, be after


Phrases

    at an angle

      ‘he has inserted 6-foot-long, clear plastic tubes deep into the soil, at an angle’

      SYNONYMS

      at a slant, on the slant, not straight, sloping, slanting, slanted, slantwise, slant, oblique, leaning, inclining, inclined, angled, cambered, canted

      askew, skew, lopsided, crooked, tilting, tilted, atilt, dipping, out of true, out of line

      Scottish

      squint

      rare

      declivitous, declivous, acclivitous, acclivous

      ANTONYMS

      straight, perpendicular