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inclining

noun

1 inclining

The act of inclining; bending forward.

synonym: inclination.

Dutch: buiging, knik
Polish: pochylanie, nachylanie, skłanianie, przychylanie, schylanie, chylenie




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incline

noun

1 incline

An elevated geological formation.

synonyms: side, slope.

Dutch: glooiing, helling, schuinte, val
Polish: stok, zbocze

2 incline

An inclined surface connecting two levels.

synonym: ramp.

Dutch: helling, ramp
Polish: rampa

verb

1 incline

Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined:
— He inclined to corpulence.

synonyms: be given, lean, run, tend.

Roget 278: tend towards, bend towards, point towards; conduct to, go to; point to, point at; bend, trend, verge, incline, dip, determine.    steer for, ... show more

Roget 602: be willing etc. adj.; incline, lean to, mind, propend; had as lief; lend a willing ear, give a willing ear, turn a willing ear; have a half a mind to, have a great mind to; hold to, ... show more

Roget 176: tend, contribute, conduce, lead, dispose, incline, verge, bend to, trend, affect, carry, redound to, bid fair to, gravitate towards; ... show more

Dutch: plegen, zwemen

2 incline

Bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well.

3 incline

Lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow.

4 incline

Be at an angle.

synonyms: pitch, slope.

Dutch: glooien, hellen

5 incline

Feel favorably disposed or willing.

Dutch: hellen, neigen, overhellen

6 incline

Make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief:
— Their language inclines us to believe them.

synonym: dispose.

Roget 615: induce, move; draw, draw on; bring in its train, give an impulse etc. n.; to; inspire; put up to, prompt, call up; attract, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: acclivity, acquiesce, address, affect, agree, aim, angle, ascend, ascent, back stairs, bank, be agreeable to, be disposed to, be dying to, be eager, be game, be open to, be predisposed, be ready, be spoiling for ... show more.

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