Synonyms for diagonal

Synonyms for (noun) diagonal

Synonyms: separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, diagonal, virgule

Definition: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

Similar words: punctuation, punctuation mark

Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases


Synonyms: diagonal

Definition: (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry

Similar words: set

Definition: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

Usage: the set of prime numbers is infinite


Synonyms: diagonal

Definition: an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard

Usage: the bishop moves on the diagonals

Similar words: line

Definition: a formation of people or things one behind another

Usage: the line stretched clear around the corner; you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter


Similar words: line

Definition: a formation of people or things one beside another

Usage: the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed; they were arrayed in line of battle; the cast stood in line for the curtain call


Synonyms: diagonal, bias

Definition: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

Similar words: straight line

Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature

Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line


Synonyms: diagonal

Definition: (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

Similar words: straight line

Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature

Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line

Synonyms for (adjective) diagonal

Synonyms: aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping

Definition: having an oblique or slanted direction

Similar words: inclined

Definition: at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position

Usage: an inclined plane


Synonyms: diagonal

Definition: connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face

Usage: a diagonal line across the page

Similar words: oblique

Definition: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

Usage: the oblique rays of the winter sun; acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles; the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base