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Overview of verb incline

The verb incline has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) tend, be given, lean, incline, run

(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")

2. incline

(bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well; "He inclined his ear to the wise old man")

3. incline

(lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow; "She inclined her head to the student")

4. slope, incline, pitch

(be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

5. incline

(feel favorably disposed or willing; "She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs")

6. dispose, incline

(make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them")


Overview of adj inclined

The adj inclined has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) inclined

((often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody")

2. inclined

(at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")

3. disposed, fain, inclined, prepared

(having made preparations; "prepared to take risks")

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