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- (verb) enPR: ĭnklīn', IPA: /ɪnˈklaɪn/, SAMPA: /In"klaIn/
- (noun) enPR: ĭn'klīn, IPA: /ˈɪn.klaɪn/, SAMPA: /"InklaIn/
Third person singular
- (transitive) To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical.
- He had to incline his body against the gusts to avoid being blown down in the storm.
- The people following the coffin inclined their heads in grief.
- (intransitive) To slope.
- Over the centuries the wind made the walls of the farmhouse incline.
- (intransitive) To tend to do or believe something, or move in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc.
- He inclines to believe anything he reads in the newspapers.
- I'm inclined to give up smoking after hearing of the risks to my health.
- Usage note: In this sense incline is usually used in the passive voice.
- A slope.
- To reach the building, we had to climb a steep incline.
- First-person singular present indicative of incliner.
- Third-person singular present indicative of incliner.
- First-person singular present subjunctive of incliner.
- Third-person singular present subjunctive of incliner.
- Second-person singular imperative of incliner .
incline m and f (m and f plural inclini)
incline (infinitive: inclinar)
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of inclinar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of inclinar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of inclinar.
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