Definitions for incline

Definitions for (noun) incline

Main entry: ramp, incline

Definition: an inclined surface connecting two levels

Main entry: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Definitions for (verb) incline

Main entry: dispose, incline

Definition: make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief

Usage: Their language inclines us to believe them

Main entry: incline

Definition: feel favorably disposed or willing

Usage: She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs

Main entry: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down

Main entry: incline

Definition: lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow

Usage: She inclined her head to the student

Main entry: incline

Definition: bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well

Usage: He inclined his ear to the wise old man

Main entry: tend, be given, run, lean, incline

Definition: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

Usage: She tends to be nervous before her lectures; These dresses run small; He inclined to corpulence

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