Noun(1) a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way(2) grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens(3) an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges(4) a special way of doing something
Verb(1) form a curve(2) change direction(3) cause (a plastic object(4) bend one's back forward from the waist on down(5) turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest(6) bend a joint
Adjective(1) fixed in your purpose(2) used of the back and knees; stooped, or bended(3) of metal e.g.
(1) Then a cold glint appeared in his eye as a reminder of just what he's seen and potentially done in all his years as a bent cop.(2) The music led him to art classes and then, in the 1960s, he began to apply his creative bent to the construction skills he had learned in the navy.(3) He particularly points out that James proved a highly capable naval officer, a career for which he seems to have had a natural bent .(4) Voices shift in the canticle, and interpretations vary widely, depending on the era and religious bent of the reader.(5) My jeans snag onto a bent section of wire, jutting squarely out into the space.(6) The bent wires and wind-twisted poles surrounded the area and at the far end, an abandoned warehouse stood within the storm.(7) It depicts a world of violence, greed and corruption peopled by hookers, bent and not so bent cops and twisted violent lunatics.(8) Howard has a bent for rebellion and grand causal schemes and shares that and other preoccupations with his grandparents.(9) The shape of his bent body is echoed perfectly by the curve of the car's steering wheel.(10) The damage to his car was a bent chassis leg, damage to the bonnet, two wings, bumper and cross member.(11) Research requires an inquisitive and independent bent , and rewards these talents handsomely.(12) The spy was a bent motor dealer who controlled a network of car thieves and was supplying vehicles to a terrorist organisation.(13) Although it is fair to say that not all sellers of these fake items are knowingly selling bent goods as genuine.(14) Stopping a horse winning in the old days usually required the involvement of an old-fashioned bent bookie, a breed that has become rare since betting became corporatised.(15) Begin lying supine with the ball between bent knees and extend your arms above your shoulders.(16) Containing bent pins, human hair and perhaps urine, the bottles were supposed to protect a household against evil spells.