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KK Pronunciation

〔 bZnt 〕


〔 bєnt 〕

Overview of noun bent

The noun bent has 4 senses

  • bent, set -- (a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious")

  • bent, bent grass, bent-grass -- (grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens)

  • bent -- (an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges)

  • 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")

Overview of verb bend

The verb bend has 6 senses

  • bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

  • bend -- (change direction; "The road bends")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • deflect, bend, turn away -- (turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest)

  • flex, bend -- (bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees")

Overview of adj bent

The adj bent has 3 senses

  • bent, bent on, dead set, out to -- (fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event")

  • bended, bent -- (used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back")

  • bent, crumpled, dented -- (of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders")