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1. inflect

verb. change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language.

Synonyms

  • conjugate
  • decline
  • pluralise
  • modify
  • pluralize

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • hypotonicity
  • hypertonia
  • hypotonia

Etymology

  • inflecto (Latin)

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2. inflect

verb. vary the pitch of one's speech.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise
  • tone
  • modulate

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • inflecto (Latin)

Example sentences of the word inflect


1. Verb, base form
Non-native speakers may have a tough time shedding that habit and inflect their English speech with these same tones.

2. Adjective
Check that the inflect deflector is facing the top of the tank.

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