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 round for, cast around 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