Definition of 'incline'
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Example sentences containing 'incline'
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That way you will be less inclined to back out. The Sun (2016)They are often forced into crime and are less inclined to ask to be tested for viruses or seek help for other health problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am inclined to think she is right. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You were inclined to agree. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bond inclined his head towards the door. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Women are inclined to be less nervous and happier with change. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You may also be inclined to switch because a number of providers are raising their charges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is inclined to agree with their judgement. Somewhere East of Life (1994)But universities inclined to blame schools for low student attainment will find that the inclination is mutual. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are inclined to take only considered risks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We only walked for four hours today because of the intense heat and steep incline. The Sun (2009)She was inclined to think that the thing sounded more portentous than amusing. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)The investor loses out and again is less inclined to trade. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are vulnerable and may not be inclined to shop around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Modern scholarship is anyway inclined to take a more generous view than the early critics. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)Specialist equipment was required to reach her down the steep incline. The Sun (2016)If we measured our age in days would we be less inclined to squander our lives? Times, Sunday Times (2014)That way they may be less inclined to demand them back. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He inclined his head in approval. Anti-Ice (1993)There's just some people who are that way inclined. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep any fat you have trimmed to make dripping, if you are that way inclined. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His Lordship was inclined to think that it did. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you accept, you incline your head in a slight and regal manner. A Time of War (1993)I was more inclined to view it as a compliment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Midway through the experiment I felt inclined to blame myself for this. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not that the world, in its present mood, would be inclined to listen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bell is also inclined towards that view: 'A person who plants a garden plants happiness or enduring pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The danger is it will be scaled up and still we won't care about the impact and so will be less inclined to listen to their message. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'incline'
British English: incline NOUN
An incline is land that slopes at an angle.
He came to a halt at the edge of a steep incline.
British English: incline VERB
If you incline to think or act in a particular way, or if something inclines you to it, you are likely to think or act in that way.
I incline to the view that he is right.
Definition of incline from the Collins English Dictionary
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