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noun as in shape formed by two lines meeting at a point

noun as in personal approach, purpose

verb as in fish

Strong match

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Example Sentences

He grasps the phone in his capable hand, outstretches his long arm toward the ceiling, and angles it down just so.

We try to look at sex from a multitude of angles and this is just one of those angles.

No second takes, no editing tricks, no clever camera angles.

This chicken features a thin, abundant crust with so many facets and angles you want to call it rococo.

It required new angles, or, heaven forbid, new facts, to make it interesting—whereas Barack Obama was a story that wrote itself.

The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.

Not far from it was placed a tea-table, close to a big sofa which stood out at right angles from the wall.

The road had been built for bringing down lumber, and for six miles it was at perilous angles.

Four stairs from the bottom it turns round at right angles and deposits you fairly in the hall.

You see, a Frenchman and an Englishman or an American, view marriage from entirely different angles.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to angles, such as: twist, corner, intersection, edge, slant, and point.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.