1. an elevated geological formation

    Synonyms : side, slope
    Type Of : geological formation, formation
  2. be at an angle

    Synonyms : pitch, slope
    Type Of : angle, lean, tilt, tip, slant
  3. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

    Synonyms : be given, lean, run, tend
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • He inclined to corpulence
  4. make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief

    Synonyms : dispose
    Type Of : determine, influence, regulate, mold, shape
    Examples :
    • Their language inclines us to believe them
  5. an inclined surface connecting two levels

    Synonyms : ramp
    Type Of : inclined plane
  6. bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well

    Type Of : take heed, hear, listen
    Examples :
    • He inclined his ear to the wise old man
  7. feel favorably disposed or willing

    Type Of : feel, experience
    Examples :
    • She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs
  8. lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow

    Type Of : take down, get down, let down, lower, bring down
    Examples :
    • She inclined her head to the student


  1. bring something new to an environment

    Synonyms : innovate
    Type Of : initiate, pioneer
    Examples :
    • A new word processor was introduced
  2. bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.

    Synonyms : bring out
    Type Of : present, acquaint
  3. put or introduce into something

    Synonyms : enter, infix, insert
    Type Of : attach
  4. be a precursor of

    Synonyms : inaugurate, usher in
    Type Of : begin, commence, start, lead off
  5. furnish with a preface or introduction

    Synonyms : precede, preface, premise
    Type Of : say, tell, state
  6. cause to come to know personally

    Synonyms : acquaint, present
    Type Of : inform
    Examples :
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  7. bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

    Synonyms : bring in
    Examples :
    • The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor
  8. place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

    Synonyms : enclose, inclose, insert, put in, stick in
    Type Of : pose, place, lay, set, position, put
  9. bring in or establish in a new place or environment

    Type Of : establish, give
    Examples :
    • introduce a rule
    • introduce exotic fruits
  10. put before (a body)

    Type Of : project, propose
    Examples :
    • introduce legislation


  1. the process of forming and relating ideas

    Type Of : cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process


  1. someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

    Type Of : capitalist


  1. impossible to repress or control

    Synonyms : uncontrollable
    Examples :
    • an irrepressible chatterbox


  1. take away

    Synonyms : deprive
    Type Of : decline, worsen
  2. make poor

    Antonyms : enrich
    Type Of : deprive


  1. an indecent or improper act

    Synonyms : impropriety
    Type Of : misdeed, misbehavior, misbehaviour
  2. the quality of being indecent

    Antonyms : decency
    Type Of : impropriety, improperness


  1. make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

    Synonyms : intoxicate, soak
    Type Of : affect
  2. a chronic drinker

    Synonyms : drunk, drunkard, rummy, sot, wino
    Type Of : juicer, toper, drinker, imbiber
  3. become drunk or drink excessively

    Synonyms : hit it up, soak, souse
    Type Of : drink, hit the bottle, booze, fuddle
  4. fill with sublime emotion

    Synonyms : beatify, exalt, exhilarate, thrill, tickle pink
    Type Of : uplift, elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up
    Examples :
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success


  1. without ever expressing so clearly

    Antonyms : explicitly
    Examples :
    • he implicitly assumes that you know the answer
  2. without doubting or questioning

    Examples :
    • I implicitly trust him


  1. producing a strong effect

    Synonyms : telling
    Examples :
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
  2. making a strong or vivid impression

    Antonyms : unimpressive
    Examples :
    • an impressive ceremony