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  • 1 Bent — bezeichnet: Bent (Vorname), die dänische Form des männlichen Vornamens Benedikt Bent (Film), einen britischen Kinofilm aus dem Jahr 1997 Bent (Band), eine englische Band Bent (Siedlung), eine niederländische Siedlung in der Gemeinde Rijnwoude… …

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  • 2 Bent — Жанр электроника, downtempo, lounge, трип хоп. Годы 1999 по настоящее время …

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  • 3 bent — bent1 [bent] vt., vi. pt. & pp. of BEND1 adj. 1. made curved or crooked; not straight 2. strongly inclined or determined: with on [bent on going] 3. set in a course; bound [westward bent] 4 …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Bent — Bent, n. [See {Bend}, n. & v.] 1. The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow. [Obs.] Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 2. A declivity or slope, as of a hill. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 bent — [bent] adjective informal financially dishonest: • a bent accountant * * * bent UK US /bent/ adjective UK INFORMAL ► dishonest: »a bent lawyer/accountant/policeman …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 Bent — Bent, a. & p. p. 1. Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever. [1913 Webster] 2. Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; said of the mind, character,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Bent — Bent, n. [AS. beonet; akin to OHG. pinuz, G. binse, rush, bent grass; of unknown origin.] 1. A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass. [1913 Webster] His spear a bent, both stiff and strong. Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A grass of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 bent\ on — • bent (up)on Very decided, determined, or set. The sailors were bent on having a good time. The policeman saw some boys near the school after dark and thought they were bent on mischief. The bus was late, and the driver was bent upon reaching… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 9 bent — [bent] adj I 1) a bent object has a curved or twisted shape 2) British informal dishonest II bent the past tense and past participle of bend I …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 10 bent — [adj1] curved angled, arced, arched, arciform, bowed, contorted, crooked, curvilinear, doubled over, drooping, droopy, hooked, humped, hunched, inclined, limp, looped, round, rounded, sinuous, slouchy, slumped, stooped, twined, twisted, warped,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 Bent — Bent, imp. & p. p. of {Bend}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 bent on — (something) determined to do something. He was bent on quitting that job even though he was making a lot of money …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 13 bent — beñt dll. Įmèsk į sriùbą bent pórą pipi̇̀rų …

    Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • 14 bent — past and past participle of BEND(Cf. ↑bendy) ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an angle or sharp curve. 2) informal, chiefly Brit. dishonest; corrupt. 3) Brit. informal, derogatory homosexual. 4) (bent on) determined to do or have …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Bent — Bent, so v.w. Bande, sonst niederländische Künstlergesellschaft zu Rom, die jedem Mitglied einen eigenen Namen (Bentname) beilegten …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Bent — Bent, Theodor, engl. Archäolog und Reisender, geb. 1852, gest. 5. Mai 1897 in London, unternahm seit 1877 zu archäologischen Zwecken Reisen nach Griechenland, Kleinasien, den Bahreïninseln und Abessinien. Im Auftrage der Londoner Geographischen… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 bent — index animus, aptitude, character (personal quality), design (intent), desire, direction (course), dispo …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 bent on — index solicitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 Bent — m Danish: simplified form of Bendt (see BENEDICT (SEE Benedict)) …

    First names dictionary

  • 20 bent — n. inclination, tendency; aptitude, natural talent; partiality, fondness adj. inclined; corrupt; crazy; gay, homosexual; determined bend n. curve, kink; knot, mat v. make curved; lean down; tilt; surrender; invert, turn over …

    English contemporary dictionary


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