HyperDic: inclined

English > 3 senses of the word inclined:
ADJECTIVEallinclined(often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
allinclinedat an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
allinclined, disposed, fain, preparedhaving made preparations
inclined > pronunciation
Soundsihnklay'nd
Rhymesaffined ... wind: 39 rhymes with aynd...
English > inclined: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency.
Examples
  • "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"
  • "inclined to be moody"
Narroweraccident-proneHaving more than the average number of accidents
apt, disposed, given, minded, tending(usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward
fond, partial(followed by 'of' or 'to') having a strong preference or liking for
proneHaving a tendency (to)
See alsowillingdisposed or inclined toward
OppositedisinclinedUnwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval
Spanishdecantado, inclinado
English > inclined: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAt an angle to the horizontal or vertical position.
Example"an inclined plane"
Attribute oforientationPosition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
Narroweraslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, slopingHaving an oblique or slanted direction
atilt, canted, leaning, tilted, tippeddeparting or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
high-pitchedSet at a sharp or high angle or slant
low-pitchedSet at a low angle or slant
monoclinalOf a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction
pitchedSet at a slant
salientrepresented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
sidelongInclining or directed to one side
skew, skewedHaving an oblique or slanting direction or position
See alsogradual(of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt
obliqueslanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled
Oppositehorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
vertical, perpendicularAt right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
Spanishinclinado
English > inclined: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving made preparations.
Synonymsdisposed, fain, prepared
Broaderwillingdisposed or inclined toward
Spanishdispuesto, preparado
Catalandisposat, preparat

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