incline

  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