Textual thesaurus for "curve"

(noun) breaking ball, curve ball, bender

a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

(noun) bend

curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

(noun) curvature

the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

(noun) curved shape

the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

(verb) curl, kink

form a curl, curve, or kink

the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling

(verb) cut, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

turn sharply; change direction abruptly

The car cut to the left at the intersection; The motorbike veered to the right

(verb) crook

bend or cause to bend

He crooked his index finger; the road curved sharply

(verb) arc, arch

form an arch or curve

her back arches; her hips curve nicely

(verb) wind, twist

extend in curves and turns

The road winds around the lake; the path twisted through the forest