AskDefine | Define inclined

Dictionary Definition

inclined adj
1 (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody" [syn: inclined(p)] [ant: disinclined]
2 at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane" [ant: horizontal, vertical]
3 having made preparations; "prepared to take risks" [syn: disposed(p), fain, inclined(p), prepared]
4 used especially of the head or upper back; "a bent head and sloping shoulders" [syn: bent, bowed]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. At an angle to the horizontal; slanted or sloped.
    The take-off ramp was inclined at 20 degrees.
  2. Having a tendency, preference, likelihood, or disposition.
    I am inclined to believe you.


Extensive Definition

Incline, inclined, inclining, or inclination may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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