(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. corner (See angularity); aspect, guise, point of view; approach. See appearance. — v. i. fish. See pursuit.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Figure or plane formed at an intersection]
Syn. notch, flare, crotch, elbow, fork, cusp, incline, obliquity, decline, Y, V, right angle, acute angle, divergence, obtuse angle, point where two lines meet.
Ant. curve*, arc, oval.
2. [A projecting corner]
Syn. corner, end, point, bend; see edge 1 , turn 2 .
3. [Point of view]
Syn. standpoint, outlook, perspective; see viewpoint .
4. [An aspect]
Syn. phase, aspect, side; see phase .
5. [*Purpose]
Syn. intention, aim, plan, motive; see purpose 1 , reason 3 .
See Synonym Study at phase .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. bend curve, crook, knee, vertex, elbow, acute angle, obtuse angle, right angle, reflex angle.
2. point of view perspective, viewpoint, position, standpoint, slant.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To swerve from a straight line: arc, arch, bend, bow2, crook, curve, round, turn. See STRAIGHT. 2. To cause to move, especially at an angle: bend, deflect, refract, turn. See STRAIGHT. 3. Informal. To direct (material) to the interests of a particular group: bias, skew, slant. See STRAIGHT.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning: fish, hint. See ASK.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The particular angle from which something is considered: aspect, facet, frame of reference, hand, light1, phase, regard, respect, side. See PERSPECTIVE. 2. The position from which something is observed or considered: eye, outlook, point of view, slant, standpoint, vantage, viewpoint. See PERSPECTIVE. 3. Slang. A clever, unexpected new trick or method: gimmick, twist. Informal: kicker, wrinkle. Slang: kick. Stability, excite, good.

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  • Angle — An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • angle — angle1 [aŋ′gəl] n. [ME & OFr < L angulus, a corner, angle < Gr ankylos, bent, crooked: see ANKLE] 1. a) the shape made by two straight lines meeting at a common point, the vertex, or by two planes meeting along an edge: see DIHEDRAL,… …   English World dictionary

  • Angle — An gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Angled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Angling}.] 1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line. [1913 Webster] 2. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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