Synonyms for Tilt:

n.

about-face, conversion, drop, fall, floor, leap, rake, reappraisal, slide, turnabout, turnaround, volte-face, on second thought, a change of heart. affect, attack, bout, bring out, collision, conflict, contest, fight, fracas, get, impact, interact, meet, put, scrimmage, scuffle, shape, skirmish, struggle, take effect, tussle, come into play, make a difference. adjust, heel, overturn, reverse, roll, spin, straight, tip-up, turn, turn something inside out. battle, combat, contend, criticism, denunciation, diatribe, duel, harangue, lecture, quibble, remonstrance, reproach, talking to, war, wrestle. attempt, chase, effort, go, push, stand, trial run, try. diagonal. duck, lift, motion, nod, avert your eyes/gaze/head etc., bob your head, toss your head/hair back. at full speed (noun)
moving, speeding, Charging.
conflict (noun)
contestation.
crookedness (noun)
angularity, bent, crookedness, leaning, slope.
fight (noun)
attack, bout, collision, combat, conflict, contest, duel, fracas, joust, meet, scrimmage, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle.
lean, slope (noun)
angle, cant, drop, fall, inclination, leaning, list, pitch, rake, slide.
tilt (noun)
angle, arguing, argument, cant, cant over, careen, contention, contestation, controversy, disputation, inclination, joust, lean, leaning, list, pitch, rock, shift, sway, tip, wobble.

v.

attack, fight (verb)
contend.
lean, slant (verb)
careen, heel, shift, slope, sway, tip, turn.

Other synonyms:

fight, overturn, roll, tip-up. combat, contend, duel, rake. adjust, nod, spin, turn, wrestle. motion. battle, struggle, war. reverse. fall. lift. lurch
wobble.
Other relevant words:
adjust, angle, arguing, argument, attack, battle, bout, cant, cant over, careen, collision, combat, conflict, contend, contention, contest, contestation, controversy, diagonal, disputation, drop, duel, fall, fight, fracas, heel, inclination, joust, lean, lift, list, meet, motion, nod, overturn, pitch, put, rake, reverse, rock, roll, scrimmage, scuffle, shift, skirmish, slide, spin, struggle, sway, tip, turn, tussle, war, wobble, wrestle.

Usage examples for tilt

  1. The change told in his manner, in the tilt of his head, in his fearless eyes and straighter back. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. It was his custom to tilt a chair against the wall by the doorway and, lighting his pipe, amuse himself by trying to make the girls blush. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  3. She felt so much more scorn than a curled lip could express that her nose had to tilt – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett