inclined

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adjective in·clined \in-ˈklīnd, 2 also ˈin-ˌklīnd\

Definition of inclined

  1. 1 :  having inclination, disposition, or tendency

  2. 2a :  having a leaning or slopeb :  making an angle with a line or plane

Examples of inclined in a sentence

  1. people who are inclined toward volunteering

  2. a special school for children who are inclined toward the arts

14th Century

First Known Use of inclined

14th century



INCLINED Defined for English Language Learners

inclined

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adjective in·clined \in-ˈklīnd, 2 also ˈin-ˌklīnd\

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

inclined

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adjective in·clined \in-ˈklīnd\

Definition of inclined for Students

  1. 1 :  having a desire <He was not inclined to answer.>

  2. 2 :  having a tendency <The door is inclined to stick.>

  3. 3 :  having a slope <an inclined surface>



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