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Definition of Incline


  1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to the north or south.
  2. Fig.: To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense; to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed.
  3. To bow; to incline the head.
  4. To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction; to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the column or post to the east; incline your head to the right.
  5. To impart a tendency or propensity to, as to the will or affections; to turn; to dispose; to influence.
  6. To bend; to cause to stoop or bow; as, to incline the head or the body in acts of reverence or civility.
  7. An inclined plane; an ascent o/ descent; a grade or gradient; a slope.
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Incline Translations

incline in Dutch is geneigd zijn tot, geneigd zijn, neigen
incline in Finnish is kallistaa
incline in French is inclinaison, inclinons, inclinez, pencher
incline in German is neigen, tendiere, sich neigen
incline in Italian is piegare, declinazione
incline in Latin is vergo, inclino
incline in Spanish is propender, inclinacion