Synonyms for incline

Synonyms for (noun) incline

Synonyms: ramp, incline

Definition: an inclined surface connecting two levels

Similar words: inclined plane

Definition: a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal


Synonyms: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

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

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms for (verb) incline

Synonyms: dispose, incline

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

Usage: Their language inclines us to believe them

Similar words: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape

Definition: shape or influence; give direction to

Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion


Synonyms: incline

Definition: feel favorably disposed or willing

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

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret


Synonyms: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down

Similar words: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister


Synonyms: incline

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

Usage: She inclined her head to the student

Similar words: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: hear, listen, take heed

Definition: listen and pay attention

Usage: Listen to your father; We must hear the expert before we make a decision


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer