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Bent vs. Ment

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Bentverb

simple past tense and past participle of bend

Mentverb

(obsolete) meng

Bentadjective

(Of something that is usually straight) folded, dented

Mentverb

obsolete spelling of meant

Bentadjective

corrupt, dishonest

Ment

p. p. of Menge.

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Bentadjective

Homosexual.

Bentadjective

Determined or insistent.

‘He was bent on going to Texas, but not even he could say why.’; ‘They were bent on mischief.’;

Bentadjective

(Of a person) leading a life of crime.

Bentadjective

inaccurately aimed

‘That shot was so bent it left the pitch.’;

Bentadjective

Suffering from the bends

Bentadjective

(slang) High from both marijuana and alcohol.

‘Man, I am so bent right now!’;

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Bentnoun

An inclination or talent.

‘He had a natural bent for painting.’;

Bentnoun

A predisposition to act or react in a particular way.

‘His mind was of a technical bent.’;

Bentnoun

The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity.

‘the bent of a bow’;

Bentnoun

A declivity or slope, as of a hill.

Bentnoun

Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.

Bentnoun

(carpentry) A transverse frame of a framed structure; a subunit of framing.

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Bentnoun

Such a subunit as a component of a barn's framing, joined to other bents by girts and summer beams.

Bentnoun

Such a subunit as a reinforcement to, or integral part of, a bridge's framing.

Bentnoun

Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.

Bentnoun

Any of various stiff or reedy grasses.

Bentnoun

A grassy area, grassland.

Bentnoun

The old dried stalks of grasses.

Bent

imp. & p. p. of Bend.

Bentadjective

Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever.

Bentadjective

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.

Bentnoun

The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow.

Bentnoun

A declivity or slope, as of a hill.

Bentnoun

A leaning or bias; proclivity; tendency of mind; inclination; disposition; purpose; aim.

‘With a native bent did good pursue.’;

Bentnoun

Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.

‘Bents and turns of the matter.’;

Bentnoun

A transverse frame of a framed structure.

Bentnoun

Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.

‘The full bent and stress of the soul.’;

Bentnoun

A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.

‘His spear a bent, both stiff and strong.’;

Bentnoun

A grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. Agrostis vulgaris, or redtop. The name is also used of many other grasses, esp. in America.

Bentnoun

Any neglected field or broken ground; a common; a moor.

‘Bowmen bickered upon the bent.’;

Bentnoun

a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way;

‘the set of his mind was obvious’;

Bentnoun

grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

Bentnoun

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’;

Bentadjective

altered from an originally straight condition;

‘a bent wire’;

Bentadjective

fixed in your purpose;

‘bent on going to the theater’; ‘dead set against intervening’; ‘out to win every event’;

Bentadjective

used of the back and knees; stooped;

‘on bended knee’; ‘with bent (or bended) back’;

Bentadjective

used especially of the head or upper back;

‘a bent head and sloping shoulders’;

Bentadjective

of metal e.g.;

‘bent nails’; ‘a car with a crumpled front end’; ‘dented fenders’;

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