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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of inclining; bending forward;
- Example: "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"
[syn: inclination, inclining]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Incline \In*cline"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inclined; p. pr. & vb. n. Inclining.] [OE. inclinen, enclinen, OF. encliner, incliner, F. incliner, L. inclinare; pref. in- in + clinare to bend, incline; akin to E. lean. See Lean to incline.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to the north or south. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense; to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed. [1913 Webster] Their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech. --Judges ix. 3. [1913 Webster] Power finds its balance, giddy motions cease In both the scales, and each inclines to peace. --Parnell. [1913 Webster] 3. To bow; to incline the head. --Chaucer. Syn: To lean; slope; slant; tend; bend. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inclining \In*clin"ing\, a. (Bot.) Same as Inclined, 3. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inclining \In*clin"ing\, n. 1. Inclination; disposition. [1913 Webster] On the first inclining towards sleep. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. Party or side chosen; a following. [1913 Webster] Both you of my inclining, and the rest. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inclining n 1: the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement" [syn: inclination, inclining]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "inclining": aslant, aslope, atilt, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, canting, careening, comprehend, contain, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, leaning, listing, out of plumb, out of square, pitched, raking, receive, recumbent, shelving, shelvy, sideling, sidelong, slant, slanted, slanting, slantways, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tendency, tendent, tendential, tendentious, tending, tilted, tilting, tipped, tipping, tipsy