(noun, adjective, verb)


1. fixed in your purpose

- bent on going to the theater

Similar word(s): resolute

2. used of the back and knees; stooped

- with bent (or bended) back

Similar word(s): unerect, bended

3. of metal e.g.

- bent nails

Similar word(s): damaged, crumpled, dented

Sentences with bent as an adjective:

- He was bent on going to Texas, but not even he could say why.

- They were bent on mischief.

- That shot was so bent it left the pitch.

- Man, I am so bent right now!


1. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

Similar word(s): set

Definition categories: thought, disposition, inclination, tendency

2. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

Definition categories: plant, grass

3. an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

Definition categories: location, grassland

4. a special way of doing something

- he had a bent for it

Similar word(s): hang, knack

Definition categories: thought, endowment, gift, talent

Sentences with bent as a noun:

- He had a natural bent for painting.

- His mind was of a technical bent.


1. simple past tense and past participle of bend