Synonyms and Antonyms of prone

  1. 1 having a tendency to be or act in a certain way <he was prone to emotional outbursts under stress> Synonyms apt, given, inclined, tending Related Words choosing, preferring; disposed, liable, likely, minded, predisposed, willing Near Antonyms averse, disinclined, indisposed, loath (also loth or loathe), unwilling

  2. 2 lying with the face downwards <quickly subdue the suspect and get him into a prone position> Synonyms prostrate Related Words flat, recumbent; reclining, reposing; horizontal Near Antonyms erect, raised, standing, upright, upstanding, vertical Antonyms supine

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