Synonyms for curve


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kurv
Phonetic Transcription : kɜrv

Top 10 synonyms for curve Other synonyms for the word curve

Définition of curve

Origin :
  • early 15c. (implied in curved), from Latin curvus "crooked, curved, bent," and curvare "to bend," both from PIE root *(s)ker- "to turn, bend" (see ring (n.)).
  • noun arched, rounded line or object
  • verb bending in a shape or course
Example sentences :
  • I will uphold the curve of her eyelashes, for it tickleth my very heart-root to think of her.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This is shown by the curve, O P Q, shown in a thick full line.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884 » by Various
  • Just what the ratio of the curve should be is a matter of contention.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • They had been arranged somewhat according to size, with the curve outward.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • The river curved again and just beyond the curve it seemed shallow to him.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Then he was gone, a curve in the road hiding him from sight.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • She watched the riders as they swept round the curve in the course.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • Kirsty's nostrils began to quiver, and her lip rose in a curve of scorn.
  • Extract from : « Heather and Snow » by George MacDonald
  • The inner petals are shorter and curve and curl toward the center.
  • Extract from : « The Mayflower, January, 1905 » by Various
  • Then he saw the shape of a helmet rise around the curve of the ship.
  • Extract from : « Satellite System » by Horace Brown Fyfe

Antonyms for curve

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