Synonyms of incline


1. slope, incline, side, geological formation, formation

usage: an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"

2. ramp, incline, inclined plane

usage: an inclined surface connecting two levels


1. tend, be given, lean, incline, run, be

usage: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"

2. incline, listen, hear, take heed

usage: bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well; "He inclined his ear to the wise old man"

3. incline, lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down

usage: lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow; "She inclined her head to the student"

4. slope, incline, pitch, lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle

usage: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"

5. incline, feel, experience

usage: feel favorably disposed or willing; "She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs"

6. dispose, incline, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate

usage: make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"

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Definition and meaning of incline (Dictionary)