"tilt" in the noun sense
1. joust, tilt
a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
2. controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing
a contentious speech act a dispute where there is strong disagreement
"they were involved in a violent argument"
a slight but noticeable partiality
"the court's tilt toward conservative rulings"
4. tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
"the tower had a pronounced tilt"
"the ship developed a list to starboard"
"he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
5. rock, careen, sway, tilt
pitching dangerously to one side
"tilt" in the verb sense
1. lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
to incline or bend from a vertical position
"She leaned over the banister"
2. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch
"The tower is tilting"
"The ceiling is slanting"
3. careen, wobble, shift, tilt
move sideways or in an unsteady way
"The ship careened out of control"
charge with a tilt
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