Definition of “incline” - English Dictionary

“incline” in British English

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uk /ɪnˈklaɪn/ us /ɪnˈklaɪn/ formal

inclinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪn.klaɪn/ us /ˈɪn.klaɪn/ formal

a slope:

a steep/gentle incline

(Definition of “incline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“incline” in American English

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inclineverb [ I/T ]

us /ɪnˈklɑɪn/

to lean down, or to place something with one part toward the ground and the opposite part raised:

[ 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)