HyperDic: prone

English > 2 senses of the word prone:
ADJECTIVEallpronehaving a tendency (to)
allprone, prostratelying face downward
prone > pronunciation
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Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > prone: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a tendency (to); often used in combination.
Examples
  • "a child prone to mischief"
  • "failure-prone "
Broaderinclined(often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
Spanishpropenso
Nounspronenessbeing disposed to do something
English > prone: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglying face downward.
Synonymprostrate
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishpostrado

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