incline incline  /ɪn ˈklaɪn/


  1. (n) an elevated geological formation
  2. (n) an inclined surface connecting two levels
  3. (v) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  4. (v) bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well
  5. (v) lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow
  6. (v) be at an angle
  7. (v) feel favorably disposed or willing
  8. (v) make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief


Derived Word(s)


  1. To obtain a view of Schmitt and a giant boulder, Cernan insisted on scrambling up an incline.
  2. So, while a majority of voters may incline more toward Livni's two-state approach to peace with the Palestinians, it could yet be swayed by Netanyahu's more hawkish stance on Iran.
  3. For his part, Armstrong cruised up the incline.


  1. Future of Incline Lake up for discussion

    By Barbara Barte Osborn, Sacramento Bee The U.S. Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is seeking public input on a proposal to remove the Incline Lake dam near Incline Village and restore the area affected by it. Public comment on the proposal is being [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News

  2. Public input sought on removal of Incline Lake dam

    The U.S. Forest Service's Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is seeking public input on a proposal to remove the Incline Lake dam near Incline Village, Nev., and restore the area affected by it.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. Summer shuttle service from Incline to Sand Harbor begins Saturday

    The East Shore Express, a park and ride bus that runs from Incline Village to Sand Harbor, opens for a second season for Lake Tahoe visitors and locals today.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal


  1. "There was a slight incline in the last kilometre, we knew that was coming and we had to go early," said Cavendish, who now has seven stage wins from only three participations. "We knew we just had to be in the front and we did that. I think...
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Mark Cavendish Source: AFP

  2. "It's a slow, steady incline over the 12 years of the band," said Ken Casey, the bassist, vocalist and founding member. "It's a grass-roots kind of thing. It's not a result of radio or MTV or glossy magazines. It's the connection to people."
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Ken Casey Source: USA Today

  3. "When Boogerd caught up with me inside the final kilometer, and then with 500 meters to go I thought it was all over," said Casar. "I waited as long as I could, then just went for bust. A finish after a sligt incline is what suits me best."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Sandy Casar Source: CNN International

Word of the Day
infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /