Examples of recline in a Sentence
She was reclining on the sofa, watching TV.
The theater has reclining seats.
He reclined his seat so that he could nap more comfortably.
Recent Examples of recline from the Web
The virtual reality stations will include two full-motion rides, one luxury room with four plush leather power reclining seats, one team-play standing station and up to five standing stations, according to city documents.
And the rakish glamour of the Grand Hôtel Nord-Pinus, where the matadors once toasted their victories and Helmut Newton immortalized a young Charlotte Rampling—nude but for high heels and a wine glass—reclining on a desk.
Economy seats in the 242-seat layout don’t recline as far — 3 inches instead of 4 or 5 — but the distance from the back of one seat to the front of the next won’t shrink.
USA TODAY Sports Reds interim manager Jim Riggleman reclined uneasily in a padded office chair for his first-ever media session as interim manager at Great American Ball Park on Monday afternoon.
The Defender, then priced at $21.95, prevents the person sitting in front from reclining.
The following year, Mary Richardson went to the National Gallery with an axe up her sleeve and slashed Diego Velazquez’s painting of a nude, reclining Venus, landing several gashes in the goddess’s back.
Josephson reclined and stared out the window and wondered if the car had any heat.
Leather reclining seats were dispatched by air freight from the United States.
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RECLINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of recline for English Language Learners
: to sit back or lie down in a relaxed manner
: to lean backward
RECLINE Defined for Kids
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