Thesaurus

inclines

noun
plural of incline

Synonyms & Antonyms of inclines

(Entry 1 of 2)

the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the steep incline of the hill meant that it was impossible to ride a bicycle up it

Synonyms for inclines

Words Related to inclines

Near Antonyms for inclines

inclines

verb
present tense third-person singular of incline

Synonyms & Antonyms of inclines (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • carefully inclined the ladder against the house

Synonyms for inclines

Words Related to inclines

Near Antonyms for inclines

2 to show a liking or proneness (for something)
  • a good restaurant for diners who incline to spicy food

Synonyms for inclines

Words Related to inclines

Near Antonyms for inclines

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About inclines

Thesaurus Entries Near inclines

inclined (toward)

inclines

inclines (toward)

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Inclines.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inclines. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on inclines

Nglish: Translation of inclines for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of inclines for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!