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1. recline

verb. ['rɪˈklaɪn'] move the upper body backwards and down.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • lean back
  • tilt
  • fall back
  • slant
  • lean

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • reclinare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Recline

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine
  • resign

How do you pronounce recline?

Pronounce recline as rɪˈklaɪn.

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Sentences with recline


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pressing the button on an electronic recliner causes the the chair to slowly recline with power from the motor.

2. Verb, base form
Push back with your legs so you can recline in the chair.

2. recline

verb. ['rɪˈklaɪn'] lean in a comfortable resting position.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • lie
  • rest

Antonyms

  • sit
  • be active
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • reclinare (Latin)

3. recline

verb. ['rɪˈklaɪn'] cause to recline.

Synonyms

  • place
  • recumb
  • repose
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • reclinare (Latin)
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