Synonyms for tilt

Synonyms for (noun) tilt

Synonyms: rock, tilt, sway, careen

Definition: pitching dangerously to one side

Similar words: lurch, pitch, pitching

Definition: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

Usage: the pitching and tossing was quite exciting


Synonyms: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination

Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Similar words: position, spatial relation

Definition: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

Usage: the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage


Synonyms: tilt

Definition: a slight but noticeable partiality

Usage: the court's tilt toward conservative rulings

Similar words: partiality, partisanship

Definition: an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives


Synonyms: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy

Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats


Synonyms: tilt, joust

Definition: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Similar words: struggle, battle

Definition: an energetic attempt to achieve something

Usage: getting through the crowd was a real struggle; he fought a battle for recognition

Synonyms for (verb) tilt

Synonyms: tilt

Definition: charge with a tilt

Similar words: joust

Definition: joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback


Synonyms: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over

Definition: heel over

Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: careen, tilt, shift, wobble

Definition: move sideways or in an unsteady way

Usage: The ship careened out of control

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend