Definition for slope

noun as in slant, tilt

verb as in slant, tilt

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Example Sentences

In other words, the slope of the power spectrum was steeper.

Don’t forget your soft goods, though—staying warm and dry on the slopes makes any day more fun.

Exercise has moved from the slopes and onto basement treadmills or stationary bikes, with a few squats and push-ups mixed in.

Luckily the best ski goggles offer anti-fogging technology to keep your goggles free of condensation and your vision sharply on the slopes.

Instead, they searched for factors, such as wind speed and slope, that could help them predict a fire’s next move in real time.

Historically, conservatives treated the minimum wage as an affront to free labor and a step on a slippery slope towards statism.

Swiss leaders also dispel the “slippery slope” idea by repeatedly rejecting substantial minimum wage increases.

The slippery slope argument is a way of keeping the hands-off-the-Internet-entirely philosophy going.

Yes, there are signs that even hipsters are starting to prefer Central Park to Park Slope.

Nobody else thought that his patch, on a 60-degree angled slope, was viable as a vineyard.

I turned away from the bank and raced up a long slope to a saw-backed ridge that promised largely of unobstructed view.

It lit up every ridge and hollow for two or three seconds, and showed me four riders tearing up the slope at a high run.

We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.

As we stepped from behind the rock three riders came into sight on the opposite slope of Lost River.

The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slope, such as: hill, ramp, shelf, abruptness, bank, and bend.

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