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cant

 
Noun cant has 5 senses
  1. buzzword, cant - stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    --1 is a kind of nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum
  2. bank, cant, camber - a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    --2 is a kind of slope, incline, side
    Derived form: verb cant1
  3. cant, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
    --3 is a kind of non-standard speech
    --3 has particulars: street name; rhyming slang
  4. cant, pious platitude - insincere talk about religion or morals
    --4 is a kind of talk, talking
  5. bevel, cant, chamfer - two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    --5 is a kind of edge
    --5 has particulars: splay
    Derived form: verb cant1
Verb cant has 1 sense
  1. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch - heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun cant2, noun cant5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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