What is distortion

distort (German)

Part of speech: Verb

Hyphenation:
distort | distort, simple past: distorted | distorted, participle II: distorted
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [fɛɐ̯ˈʦɛʀən], simple past: [fɛɐ̯ˈʦɛʁtə], participle II: [fɛɐ̯ˈʦɛʁt]
Word meaning / definition:
1) change the proportions of something
2) transfer: reproduce in such a way that it no longer corresponds to reality
3) overstretch it a little
Origin of the term:
Derivation of tug with the prefixver
General terms:
1) deform
2) falsify
Application examples:
1) The door frame distorted more and more.
1) The curved mirror distorted the reflection.
2) In this film adaptation, the story becomes very much distorted.
3) I got my thigh distorted.
Word formations:
distortion
Conjugations:
Present tense: I. distort; you distorted; he she it distorted
Simple past: I. distorted
Participle II: distorted
Subjunctive II: i distorted
Imperative: singular distort!; Plural distorted!
Auxiliary verb: to have

Translations

  • English: distort
  • French: déformer
  • Italian: 1) deformare; 2) distorcere
  • Portuguese: distorcer
  • Romanian: deforma, desfigura
  • Swedish: 1) förvrida, förvränga; 2) snedvrida, förvanska
  • Spanish: distortion

Similar words (German):consume

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Too friendly employee reviews distort talent management.
DiePresse.com, August 10, 2019

Unlike political parties, municipal electoral communities do not have to disclose their finances - and distort so the competition.
Spiegel Online, May 14, 2019

Subsidies distort competition in a number of countries. As a result, Südzucker intends to limit itself to the European market in future. Five works fall victim to the step.
n-tv.de, March 12, 2019

Tube and fuzz pedals are a thing of the past: In the Erica Synth Plasma Drive distort Flash the music signal that even Jimi Hendrix would be jealous.
heise online, January 22, 2019

That's dangerous because she distort thus central signals for a private sector. Switzerland cannot avoid this, but should resist as far as possible.
NZZ Online, August 02, 2019

Detection of proteinuria using test strips is often unreliable. To be on the safe side, the albumin-creatinine quotient should be determined - if there are factors that affect the result distort can.
Doctors newspaper, August 18, 2020

A debate about refugee policy could, with its force, as we know it from previous years, any factual discussion distort and damage the unification process in the People's Party.
Presseportal.de, March 1st, 2020

In his opinion distort the planned emergency aid the competition. Today his airline is under fire.
airportzentrale.de, May 27, 2020

The corona crisis is also affecting the Bundesliga more and more. One reason: the international matches. The failures of important national players distort the competition. In the meantime, FC Schalke 04 sends a small sign of hope.
n-tv.de, October 19, 2020

And again, numerous media cited the study selectively and distort so their expressiveness.
Young Freedom, February 26, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Grammar / conjugations

Distort Inflection - The conjugation of the verb distort

It is a regular verb that is conjugated with the auxiliary verb haben.
 1st person singular2nd person singular3rd person singular1st person plural2nd person plural3rd person plural
Present indicativei distortyou distorthe / she / it distortswe distortyou distortedthey distort
Present Subjunctive I.i distortyou distorthe / she / it warpswe distortyou distortthey distort
Past tense indicativeI distortedyou distortedhe / she / it distortedwe distortedyou distortedthey distorted
Past tense subjunctive III distortedyou distortedhe / she / it distortedwe distortedyou distortedthey distorted
Perfect indicativei distortedyou distortedhe / she / it distortedwe have distortedyou have distortedthey have distorted
Perfect subjunctive I.i distortedyou have distortedhe / she / it got distortedwe have distortedyou have distortedthey have distorted
Past perfect indicativei had distortedyou had distortedhe / she / it had distortedwe had distortedyou had distortedthey had distorted
Past perfect subjunctive III would have distortedyou would have distortedhe / she / it would have distortedwe would have distortedyou would have distortedthey would have distorted
Future I indicativei will warpyou will distorthe / she / it will distortwe will distortyou will distortthey will distort
Future tense I subjunctivei will warpyou will distorthe / she / it will distortwe will distortyou will distortthey will distort
Future tense I subjunctive IIi would distortyou would distorthe / she / it would distortwe would distortyou would be distortingthey would distort
Future tense II indicativei will have distortedyou will have distortedhe / she / it will have distortedwe will have distortedyou will have distortedthey will have distorted
Future tense II subjunctive Ii will have distortedyou will have distortedhe / she / it will have distortedwe will have distortedyou will have distortedthey will have distorted
Future II subjunctive IIi would have distortedyou would have distortedhe / she / it would have distortedwe would have distortedyou would have distortedthey would have distorted

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Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • disfigure: transitive: change the exterior negatively, make it ugly; transitive: misrepresent, misrepresent the meaning
  • twist: trans. change the orientation of something; falsify the statement of something; Consume footage
  • bend: transitive: to make crooked; reflexive: (gradually) become crooked; reflexive: adopting an uneven posture; reflexive: become odd in the course, run in curves / bends, make an arc
  • twist: trans. change the orientation of something; falsify the statement of something; Consume footage

Another word (synonym) for distort - Source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "distort":

abarquillarse: to arch, to bend, to distort Translations German: 1) to arch Spanish: abarquillarse Similar terms: barquillo

parody:… [Paroˈdiːən] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) Literary studies: literary genre: distorting, exaggerating or mocking mostly comical imitation of a well-known work ...

travesty:… 1) Imitation of a work by presenting the serious content in a distorting, exaggerating or mocking, comical guise. 2) In contrast to the parody, the ...

depraved: depravare = to distort, disfigure Synonyms: 1) defaced, spoiled Examples of use: 1) He is a depraved and unhappy person

Rubber paragraph: ... allow the law in question to be stretched "rubbery" and distorted according to your own purposes. Origin of the term: composed of rubber and paragraph Subordinate terms: ...


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