distort
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /dɪsˈtɔɹt/
  • (RP) IPA: /dɪsˈtɔːt/
Verb

distort (distorts, present participle distorting; past and past participle distorted)

  1. (transitive) To bring something out of shape, to misshape.
  2. (intransitive, ergative) To become misshapen.
  3. (transitive) To give a false or misleading account of
    In their articles, journalists sometimes distort the truth.
Synonyms
  • (to bring something out of shape) deform
Related terms Translations Translations Translations Adjective

distort

  1. (obsolete) Distorted; misshapen.
    • Her face was ugly and her mouth distort.



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