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  Definition of incline
  1. an inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another
  2. an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
  3. make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"
  4. be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
  5. lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow; "She inclined her head to the student"
  6. bend or turn (one''s ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well; "He inclined his ear to the wise old man"
  7. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
Similar Words: ramp, slope, side, dispose, pitch, tend, be given, lean, run

 

Hyponyms: ski jump, ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade, bank, cant, camber, canyonside, coast, descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope, escarpment, scarp, hillside, mountainside, versant, ski slope, predispose, ascend, stoop, dip, take kindly to, suffer, gravitate

 

Part Meronyms: natural elevation, elevation

 

Derivational Morphology: slope, pitch, ramp, inclination, disposition, tendency, rake, slant, side, inclination of an orbit, angle of inclination, dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, tilt, list, lean, leaning, gradient, inclining, propensity

 

Anagrams: licence, Cellini

 

 
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