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bent

 
Adjective bent has 5 senses
  1. bent - altered from an originally straight condition; "a bent wire"
    Antonym:
    straight (indirect, via crooked)
  2. bent, bent on, dead set, intent on, out to - fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"
    Antonym: irresolute (indirect, via resolute)
  3. bended, bent - used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back"
    Antonyms: erect, vertical, upright (indirect, via unerect)
  4. bent, bowed, inclined - used especially of the head or upper back; "a bent head and sloping shoulders"
    Antonyms: erect, vertical, upright (indirect, via unerect)
  5. bent, crumpled, dented - of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"
    Antonym: undamaged (indirect, via damaged)
Noun bent has 3 senses
  1. bent, set - a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"
    --1 is a kind of inclination, disposition, tendency
  2. bent, bent grass, bent-grass - grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    --2 is a kind of grass
    --2 is a member of Agrostis, genus Agrostis
    --2 has particulars:
     velvet bent, velvet bent grass, brown bent, Rhode Island bent, dog bent, Agrostis canina; cloud grass, Agrostis nebulosa; creeping bent, creeping bentgrass, Agrostis palustris
  3. bent, knack, hang - 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"
    --3 is a kind of endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment
Verb bend has 6 senses
  1. bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
    --1 is one way to change shape, change form, deform
    Antonyms: straighten, unbend
    Derived forms: noun bender1, noun bend1, noun bend4
    Sample sentence:
    The glass tubes bend
  2. bend - change direction; "The road bends"
    --2 is one way to
    turn
    Derived forms: noun bender3, noun bend1, noun bend3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn - 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"
    --3 is one way to change shape, change form, deform
    Antonyms: unbend
    Derived forms: noun bender1, noun bend4
    Sample sentence:
    They bend the glass tubes
  4. crouch, stoop, bend, bow - 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"
    --4 is one way to bend, flex
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. deflect, bend, turn away - turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
    --5 is one way to turn
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. flex, bend - bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
    --6 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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