1 curved, deflected, bowed, crooked, distorted:
He complained to the waiter just because the fork was bent.
2 strange, weird, peculiar, twisted, deviant, warped, wry, awry, corrupt, corrupted; perverted, perverse, abnormal:
You'd be bent, too, if you'd been in prison for fifteen years.
3 dishonest, crooked, illegal:
That share deal sounds a bit bent to me: I'll pass.
4 determined, intent, set, resolved, resolute, decided, set:
Garvey is bent on running in the marathon, despite his sprained ankle.
5 turn, inclination, direction, disposition, predisposition, tendency, bias, leaning, proclivity, propensity, partiality, prejudice; ability, aptitude, talent, gift:
She wished to follow the bent of her own taste. He has a natural bent for music.