Definition of angle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    angle

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they angle
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡl//
     
    he / she / it angles
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡlz//
     
    past simple angled
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡld//
     
    past participle angled
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡld//
     
    -ing form angling
    BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] angle something to move or place something so that it is not straight or not directly facing somebody/something He angled his chair so that he could sit and watch her.
  2. 2[transitive] angle something to present information, a report, etc. based on a particular way of thinking or for a particular audience The programme is angled towards younger viewers.
  3. 3(also go angling) [intransitive] to catch fish with a line and a hook
  4. Word Originverb senses 1 to 2 late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin angulus ‘corner’. verb sense 3 Old English angul (noun); the verb dates from late Middle English. Phrasal Verbsangle for something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: angle