"cants" in the noun sense
1. buzzword, cant
stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
2. bank, cant, camber
a slope in the turn of a road or track the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
3. slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves
"they don't speak our lingo"
4. cant, pious platitude
insincere talk about religion or morals
5. bevel, cant, chamfer
two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
"cants" in the verb sense
1. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch
"The tower is tilting"
"The ceiling is slanting"
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