incline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “incline” in the English Dictionary

"incline" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪnˈklaɪn/ formal

incline verb (FEEL)

[I or T, usually + adv/prep] to (make someone) ​feel something or ​want to do something: The ​primeminister is ​believed to be inclining towards an ​Aprilelection.

incline verb (MOVE)

[T] to (​cause to) ​slope at a ​particularangle: The ​ground inclined ​steeply towards the ​ridge in the ​distance.incline your head to ​bendyourheadslightlyforward and down: He inclined his ​head and said nothing.

inclinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.klaɪn/ formal
a ​slope: a ​steep/​gentle incline
(Definition of incline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inclineverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪnˈklɑɪn/
to ​lean down, or to ​place something with one ​part toward the ​ground and the ​oppositepartraised: [T] Marge inclined her ​head to ​whisper something to me.
adjective  us   /ɪnˈklɑɪnd, ˈɪn·klɑind/
an inclined ​roof/​roadway/​surface

inclinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·klɑin/
a ​slope: The ​road has a ​steep incline for the next ten ​miles.
(Definition of incline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incline”
in Spanish inclinar, bajar…
in Vietnamese cúi đầu…
in Malaysian menunduk…
in Thai โค้ง…
in French baisser…
in German neigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉, (使)倾向于…
in Turkish eğmek, öne eğmek…
in Russian наклонять…
in Indonesian menundukkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺, (使)傾向於…
in Polish pochylać…
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