## The Opposite(Antonym) of “curve”

The antonyms of **curve** are **straight line** and **angle**. The antonyms **straight line** and **angle** describe geometric shapes that are different from a curve.

### Explore all Antonyms of “curve”

- angle
- straight line

## Definitions and Examples of straight line, angle

Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!

Example

The shortest way to get from point A to point B is a **straight line**.

A figure formed by two rays or lines that meet at a common endpoint.

Example

The carpenter used a protractor to measure the **angle** of the corner.

## Key Differences: straight line vs angle

- 1
**Straight line**is a line that does not bend or curve, while**curve**is a line that changes direction gradually. - 2
**Angle**is a figure formed by two rays or lines that meet at a common endpoint, while**curve**is a line that has no straight segments.

## Effective Usage of straight line, angle

- 1Geometry: Use
**straight line**and**angle**to describe geometric shapes. - 2Mathematics: Use
**curve**as a term in calculus and geometry. - 3Art: Use
**curve**to describe the shape of objects in art and design.

Remember this!

The antonyms of **curve** are **straight line** and **angle**. Use **straight line** to describe a line that does not bend or curve, and **angle** to describe a figure formed by two rays or lines that meet at a common endpoint. Use **curve** to describe a line that changes direction gradually, and in mathematics and art contexts.