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Verb: recline  ri'klIn
  1. Lean in a comfortable resting position
    "He was reclining on the couch";
    - recumb [rare], repose
  2. Cause to recline
    "She reclined her head on the pillow"
  3. Move the upper body backwards and down
    - lean back

Derived forms: reclined, reclining, reclines

Type of: angle, lay, lean, lie, place, pose, position, put, set, slant, tilt, tip

Encyclopedia: Recline