Definition of inclined
1 : having inclination, disposition, or tendency
2a : having a leaning or slopeb : making an angle with a line or plane
Examples of inclined in a Sentence
people who are inclined toward volunteering
a special school for children who are inclined toward the arts
Recent Examples of inclined from the Web
To only let a judge extend that three-year period by six months will make judges more inclined to revoke probation and send someone back to prison altogether, said two judges who testified before a Senate committee.
Trump seems inclined toward the Bannon and Pruitt position, which has some — though not unanimous — support from the Republican Party.
In the absence of U.S. oversight, nations may be less inclined to transparently report their greenhouse gas emissions.
As Abbie points out, wouldn’t officials be more inclined to preserve all this documentation that’s being generated and collected?
Consumers, businesses and investors might then be more inclined to believe prices will stay low for a long time.
But if Macias is prosecuted for the violation and ends up being exonerated, Cooley said, that could give a license to politicians who are inclined to make decisions for their own financial gain.
Forced into extended rallies, McKennon was more inclined to demonstrate his weapons, including an ability to manipulate the ball with a high spin rate.
But AT&T Comcast already has a $5 billion investment from Miscrosoft and may be more inclined to use their Internet service provider, MSN.
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First Known Use of inclined
INCLINED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inclined for English Language Learners
: wanting to do something or likely to do something
: having an interest in or a talent for something
: having a slope
INCLINED Defined for Kids
Definition of inclined for Students
1 : having a desire He was not inclined to answer.
2 : having a tendency The door is inclined to stick.
3 : having a slope an inclined surface
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