What is another word for vertical?

Pronunciation: [vˈɜːtɪkə͡l] (IPA)

Vertical refers to something that stands straight up or is positioned at a right angle to the ground. If you're looking for synonyms for the term, they could include perpendicular, upright, plumb, and straight up. Other options might include standing tall, erect, or elevated. In terms of related concepts, you might also consider words like towering, lofty, or high-reaching. Regardless of which synonym you choose, the idea is to convey the sense of a straight, upright position or line that stretches upwards into the sky or stands firmly in place.

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What are the hypernyms for Vertical?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Vertical?

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What are the opposite words for vertical?

The term "vertical" is used to describe something that is upright or extends upwards. Its antonyms are terms that describe things that are horizontal, slanting or sloping downwards. One antonym for vertical is "horizontal." This refers to something that runs parallel to the ground or a level surface. Another antonym for vertical is "inclined," which describes something that has a slope or an angle. "Diagonal" is another antonym for vertical. This refers to something that is at an angle that is somewhere between horizontal and vertical. These antonyms help to describe different positions, angles and orientations for objects and surfaces.

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Usage examples for Vertical

Here is a method to help you out: Take a piece of tracing paper and rule a vertical line on it.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
If not, move the paper about, keeping the vertical line due N and S, till you find the place on the chart that does agree with you.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
If your A.M. sight was taken when the sun was on or near the prime vertical, a change in latitude at noon will make no change in longitude.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper

Famous quotes with Vertical

  • When I came from horizontal vertical straight all old stuff then suddenly I go also again in curved lines. And there I submit to changes in the intensity of my hand leading a tool, you see.
    Josef Albers
  • I vertically center things in tables a lot, and the fact that there is no way to control vertical positioning in divs affects the way we do things across the board.
    Mike Davidson
  • The timelessness of a concept has to be woven into the running warp of dying time, vertical power has to be wedded to the horizontal earth.
    Ella Maillart
  • It seems to me that for Darwin the pulsing of evolutionary rates was a strictly vertical phenomenon.
    Ernst Mayr
  • Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox. Talk about vertical integration.
    Joe Pantoliano

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