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Definition 1: at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where inclined or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an inclined plane

(inclined is similar to ...) of a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

(inclined is similar to ...) having an oblique or slanting direction or position

"the picture was skew"

(inclined is similar to ...) departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal

"the leaning tower of Pisa" "the headstones were tilted"

(inclined is similar to ...) having an oblique or slanted direction

(inclined is similar to ...) set at a sharp or high angle or slant

"a high-pitched roof"

(inclined is similar to ...) set at a low angle or slant

"a low-pitched roof"

(inclined is similar to ...) inclining or directed to one side

"moved downward in a sidelong way"

(inclined is similar to ...) set at a slant

"a pitched rather than a flat roof"

(inclined is similar to ...) represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)

(means also ...) slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

"the oblique rays of the winter sun" "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles" "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"

(means also ...) (of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt

"a gradual slope"

(... are attributes of inclined) position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

Definition 2: (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where inclined or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wasn't inclined to believe the excuse
  • inclined to be moody

(inclined is similar to ...) (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

"he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant" "I am not minded to answer any questions"

(inclined is similar to ...) (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for

"fond of chocolate" "partial to horror movies"

(inclined is similar to ...) having a tendency (to); often used in combination

"a child prone to mischief" "failure-prone"

(inclined is similar to ...) having more than the average number of accidents

(means also ...) disposed or inclined toward

"a willing participant" "willing helpers"

Definition 3: having made preparations - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inclined or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prepared to take risks

Synonyms for inclined in the sense of this definition

(inclined is similar to ...) disposed or inclined toward

"a willing participant" "willing helpers"

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