Synonyms for bent

Synonyms for (noun) bent

Synonyms: hang, knack, bent

Definition: a special way of doing something

Usage: he had a bent for it; he had a special knack for getting into trouble; he couldn't get the hang of it

Similar words: natural endowment, gift, talent, endowment

Definition: natural abilities or qualities


Synonyms: set, bent

Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

Usage: the set of his mind was obvious

Similar words: inclination, disposition, tendency

Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict


Synonyms: bent

Definition: an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

Similar words: grassland

Definition: land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life


Synonyms: bent, bent grass, bent-grass

Definition: grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

Similar words: grass

Definition: narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

Synonyms for (adjective) bent

Synonyms: crumpled, dented, bent

Definition: of metal e.g.

Usage: bent nails; a car with a crumpled front end; dented fenders

Similar words: damaged

Definition: harmed or injured or spoiled

Usage: I won't buy damaged goods; the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings


Synonyms: bended, bent

Definition: used of the back and knees; stooped

Usage: on bended knee; with bent (or bended) back

Similar words: unerect

Definition: not upright in position or posture


Synonyms: dead set, bent, bent on, out to

Definition: fixed in your purpose

Usage: bent on going to the theater; dead set against intervening; out to win every event

Similar words: resolute

Definition: firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

Usage: stood resolute against the enemy; faced with a resolute opposition; a resolute and unshakeable faith