1. bent, set, inclination, disposition, tendency

usage: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"

2. bent, bent grass, bent-grass, grass

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

3. bent, grassland

usage: an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

4. bent, knack, hang, endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment

usage: a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"


1. bend, flex, change shape, change form, deform

usage: form a curve; "The stick does not bend"

2. bend, turn

usage: change direction; "The road bends"

3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn, change shape, change form, deform

usage: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

4. crouch, stoop, bend, bow, bend, flex

usage: bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"

5. deflect, bend, turn away, turn

usage: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

6. flex, bend, move

usage: bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"


1. bent, bent on(predicate), dead set(predicate), out to(predicate), resolute (vs. irresolute)

usage: fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"

2. bended, bent, unerect (vs. erect)

usage: used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back"

3. bent, crumpled, dented, damaged (vs. undamaged)

usage: of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"

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