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Meaning of INCLINING

Pronunciation:  in'klIning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"
 

INCLINING is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: inclination
 
 See Also: bob, motility, motion, move, movement, nod, stoop

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*clin"ing\, a. (Bot.)
    Same as {Inclined}, 3.
    
    
  2. \In*clin"ing\, n.
    1. Inclination; disposition.
    
             On the first inclining towards sleep. --Burke.
    
    2. Party or side chosen; a following.
    
             Both you of my inclining, and the rest. --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aslant, aslope, atilt, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, canting, careening, comprehend, contain, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, leaning, listing, out of plumb, out of square, pitched, raking, receive, recumbent, shelving, shelvy, sideling, sidelong, slant, slanted, slanting, slantways, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tendency, tendent, tendential, tendentious, tending, tilted, tilting, tipped, tipping, tipsy
 

 

 

 

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