What is another word for cants?

Pronunciation: [kˈants] (IPA)

The word "cants" can have different interpretations and meanings depending on the context. However, finding synonyms for this word can be helpful when trying to convey a similar idea without repeating the same term. Synonyms for "cants" could include bias, prejudice, partiality, predisposition, preference, inclination, or tendency. These words all relate to a preconceived notion or opinion that prevents objectivity or fairness in a situation. Additionally, "cants" can also mean a slang phrase or jargon used in a particular profession or group, and examples of synonyms for that usage could include argot, lingo, or slang.

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Usage examples for Cants

You must, therefore, be as mum as a mole, unless she cants to you, and your answers must then be such as I shall dictate, otherwise she may detect you, and, should any of the true men be in the house, we should both come off worse than we went in."
"Pelham, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
Now add a round of cants upon each side, with their inner diameter less than the first, so as to cover the iron rim.
"Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II"
Joshua Rose
791, and as the nut cants over, one side as T in the figure, is turned too thick.
"Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II"
Joshua Rose

Famous quotes with Cants

  • Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!
    Laurence Sterne
  • It is now almost my sole rule of life to clear myself of cants and formulas, as of poisonous Nessus shirts.
    Thomas Carlyle

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