Meaning of 'incline'

Find the meaning of the word ‘incline’

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Meaning of ‘incline’

8 definitions found.



an inclined surface connecting two levels

Synonyms: ramp


an elevated geological formation

Synonyms: side slope


make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief

Example: "Their language inclines us to believe them"

Synonyms: dispose


feel favorably disposed or willing

Example: "I am inclined to let you get away with this minor offence."


be at an angle

Synonyms: pitch


lower or bend the head or upper body, as in a nod or bow

Example: "They inclined their head to the student."


bend or turn one's ear towards a speaker in order to listen well

Example: "They inclined their ear to the wise old man."


have a tendency or disposition to do or be something

Example: "be inclined"

Synonyms: run

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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