Found 3 items, similar to incline.
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n 1: an elevated geological formation; “he climbed the steep
; “the house was built on the side of the
2: an inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one
level to another [syn: ramp
v 1: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be
inclined; “She tends to be nervous before her lectures”
“These dresses run small”
; “He inclined to corpulence”
, be given
2: bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to
listen well; “He inclined his ear to the wise old man”
3: lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow;
“She inclined her head to the student”
4: be at an angle; “The terrain sloped down”
5: make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or
belief; “Their language inclines us to believe them”
] [ant: indispose
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inclined
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Inclining
.] [OE. inclinen, enclinen, OF. encliner,
incliner, F. incliner, L. inclinare; pref. in- in + clinare
to bend, incline; akin to E. lean. See Lean
1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an
object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline
toward each other; a road inclines to the north or south.
2. Fig.: To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense;
to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to
have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed.
Their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech. --Judges
Power finds its balance, giddy motions cease
In both the scales, and each inclines to peace.
3. To bow; to incline the head. --Chaucer.
Syn: To lean; slope; slant; tend; bend.
An inclined plane; an ascent or descent; a grade or gradient;
, v. t.
1. To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction;
to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the
column or post to the east; incline your head to the
Incline thine ear, O Lord, and hear. --Is. xxxvii.
2. To impart a tendency or propensity to, as to the will or
affections; to turn; to dispose; to influence.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies. --Ps. cxix.
Incline our hearts to keep this law. --Book of Com.
3. To bend; to cause to stoop or bow; as, to incline the head
or the body in acts of reverence or civility.
With due respect my body I inclined. --Dryden.