Synonyms for recline

Synonyms for (verb) recline

Synonyms: recline, recumb, repose

Definition: lean in a comfortable resting position

Usage: He was reposing on the couch

Similar words: lie

Definition: be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position

Usage: The sick man lay in bed all day; the books are lying on the shelf

Synonyms: recline

Definition: cause to recline

Usage: She reclined her head on the pillow

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: lean back, recline

Definition: move the upper body backwards and down

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

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister

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