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slope toward (something)
1. To slant in the direction of something at a downward angle. If your driveway slopes toward the front of your house, you could face major flooding issues if you don't have a drainage solution in place. The cabin is stunning, with a front lawn that slopes right down toward the lake.
2. To cause or construct something to slant in the direction of something else at a downward angle. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slope" and "toward." I want the landscapers to slope the field toward the river so rainwater will be naturally drained away. I made sure the floor of the workshop was made of concrete and sloped it toward the door to make cleaning as easy as possible.
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slope (down) toward something
to slant downward toward something. The backyard slopes down toward the river. It slopes toward the water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.