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Definition of tilt:

  1. A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat.
  2. A covering overhead; especially, a tent.
  3. A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.
  4. A thrust, as with a lance.
  5. Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.
  6. See hammer, in the Vocabulary.
  7. The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.
  8. To cover with a tilt, or awning.
  9. To hammer or forge with a tilt hammer; as, to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile.
  10. To incline; to tip; to raise one end of for discharging liquor; as, to tilt a barrel.
  11. To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.
  12. To point or thrust a weapon at.
  13. To point or thrust, as a lance.
  14. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of horsemen tilting with lances.

Synonyms:

parameter, statement, rake, budge, contend, heel over, huckster, incline, line, deliver, angle of dip, fee, meet, magnetic inclination, reposition, sky, angle of inclination, bout, slide, inclination, change over, line of reasoning, reel, be given, change, wrestle, rock and roll, charging, careen, wobble, flip, rivalry, contest, toss, tip off, tend, tip, drop, rock candy, rock'n'roll, argumentation, heel, propensity, gear, fracas, battle, pitch, struggle, bung, fall, speeding, dip, floor, lean, keel, debate, joust, disceptation, fight, lurch, fish, proclivity, tussle, inclination of an orbit, switch, contestation, moving, scrimmage, rock 'n' roll, literary argument, peddle, disputation, topple, slant, tap, list, swag, shift, listing, controversy, combat, sway, cant, tippytoe, stone, set up, hawk, tendency, attack, monger, rock music, tiptoe, angle, conflict, leaning, agitate, collision, competition, inclining, arguing, duel, weight, transfer, public debate, war, run, straight, skirmish, dislodge, logical argument, tumble, shimmy, scuffle, stir, vend, argument, contention, coggle, magnetic dip, disposition, rock, stagger, cant over.

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