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inclines, 3rd person singular present; inclined, past participle; inclining, present participle; inclined, past tense;
  1. Feel willing or favorably disposed toward (an action, belief, or attitude)
    • - he was inclined to accept the offer
    • - Lucy was inclined to a belief in original sin
  2. (esp. as a polite formula) Tend toward holding a specified opinion
    • - I'm inclined to agree with you
  3. Make (someone) willing or disposed to do something
    • - his prejudice inclines him to overlook obvious facts
  4. Feel favorably disposed to someone or something
    • - I incline to the view that this conclusion is untenable
  5. Have a tendency to do something
    • - she's inclined to gossip with complete strangers
  6. Have a specified disposition or talent
    • - some people are very mathematically inclined
  7. Lean or turn away from a given plane or direction, esp. the vertical or horizontal
    • - the bunker doors incline outward
    • - an inclined ramp
  8. Bend (one's head) forward and downward

  1. An inclined surface or slope, esp. on a road, path, or railway
    • - the road climbs a long incline through a forest
  2. An inclined plane
    • - the Hay Incline was built to raise boats from one canal level to another

  1. slope: an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
  2. tend: 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"
  3. bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well; "He inclined his ear to the wise old man"
  4. ramp: an inclined surface connecting two levels
  5. lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow; "She inclined her head to the student"
  6. slope: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
  7. feel favorably disposed or willing; "She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs"
  8. dispose: make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"
  9. (inclining) inclination: the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"
  10. A slope; To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical; To slope; To tend to do or believe something, or move in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc
  11. the slope of a roof expressed either in percent or in the number of vertical units of rise per horizontal unit of run.
  12. v.  ~ towards sth lean or slope in the direction of sth
  13. Feature usually found on a treadmill or elliptical crosstrainer. It is the angle of the treadmill deck or elliptical ramp used to simulate walking or running uphill. Also known as elevation. ...
  14. A tunnel driven at an angle usually between 33 and 45 degrees or a tramway for lowering material down a slope.
  15. The incline movement refers to lifting the angle of a bench to an angle above flat in order to perform exercises such as incline bench press.
  16. often displayed as a percentage (or in other cases “levels”) that a treadmill will point vertically in order to create the experience of running up a hill. The higher the percentage the steeper the “hill”.
  17. Any rail that ends higher than it begins and has less than 1 kink in it (read: no kinks)
  18. A slope, slant, or gradient.
  19. eniş, töş, bügеrgе, iyiltirgе
  20. Shoulder higher than hips