1. [ noun ] (geography) an elevated geological formation
Synonyms: incline side

"he climbed the steep slope" "the house was built on the side of the mountain"

Related terms: geological_formation bank hillside mountainside descent bank canyonside ascent coast escarpment ski_slope natural_elevation
2. [ noun ] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Synonyms: gradient

"a five-degree grade"

Related terms: position pitch grade gradualness abruptness
3. [ verb ] be at an angle
Synonyms: pitch incline

"The terrain sloped down"

Related terms: lean ascend climb fall stoop dip gradient inclination inclination pitch dip
Similar spelling:   slop