Details of word BENT

Definition of bent

- of Bend
- imp. & p. p. of Bend.
a. & p. p. - Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever.
a. & p. p. - Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; -- said of the mind, character, disposition, desires, etc., and used with on; as, to be bent on going to college; he is bent on mischief.
v. - The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow.
v. - A declivity or slope, as of a hill.
v. - A leaning or bias; proclivity; tendency of mind; inclination; disposition; purpose; aim.
v. - Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.
v. - A transverse frame of a framed structure.
v. - Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.
n. - A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.
n. - A grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. Agrostis vulgaris, or redtop. The name is also used of many other grasses, esp. in America.
n. - Any neglected field or broken ground; a common; a moor.

Word "bent" contains 4 letters : B E N T

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