Verb: incline 'in,klIn
Noun: incline 'in,klIn
- Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
"He inclined to corpulence";
- tend, be given, lean, run
- Bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well
"He inclined his ear to the wise old man"
- Lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow
"She inclined her head to the student"
- Be at an angle
"The terrain inclined down";
- slope, pitch
- Feel favourably disposed or willing
"She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to express their religious beliefs"
- Make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
"Their language inclines us to believe them";
- A non-flat area of ground that tends upwards or downwards
"he climbed the steep incline";
- slope, side
- An inclined surface connecting two levels
Derived forms: inclined, inclines, inclining
Type of: angle, be, bring down, determine, experience, feel, formation, geological formation, get down, hear, inclined plane, influence, lean, let down, listen, lower, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], regulate, shape, slant, take down, take heed, tilt, tip
Part of: elevation, natural elevation
Encyclopedia: Incline Incline, CA Incline, California