Slope Slope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sloped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sloping}.] To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a piece of cloth in cutting a garment. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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