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American English: /tɪlt/
British English: /tɪlt/

Translation of tilt in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • he tilted his head to one side
    ladeó la cabeza
    to tilt something back/forward
    inclinar algo hacia atrás/adelante

intransitive verb

  • 1 (slope)
    the chair nearly tilted over
    la silla casi se cae para atrás
    her eyebrows tilted in surprise
    arqueó las cejas sorprendida
    Example sentences
    • When Morgan left in 1996 the balance of power was tilting gently again towards Kerry.
    • It's a travesty because if anything the axis of power has been tilting back towards men in recent years.
    • I eased off the brakes and pulled on the power lines by tilting the handles towards me.
  • 2 (in jousting)to tilt at somebody/something
    acometer or arremeter (lanza en ristre) contra alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • The same might be said of rifle practice, as compared with bravely tilting at an enemy with spear and shield upon an open field of battle.
    • But he's already tilted at, and failed to land, Spain's Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria and Germany's Commerzbank.


  • 1 uncountable or countable 1.1 (slope) sideways tilt
    ladeo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • But I could feel that we were descending slowly - after two solid days on aeroplanes, my inner ear was sensitive to the tilt of movement.
    • A primary factor controlling the seasons and climate is the obliquity, the tilt of the planet's spin axis with respect to the normal to the orbital plane.
    • Marked changes in the axial tilt of the Earth have also taken place.
    1.2 (action) to give something a tilt
    inclinar algo
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