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Definition 1: lean in a comfortable resting position - [verb of contact]

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

  • He was reposing on the couch

Synonyms for recline in the sense of this definition

(recline is a kind of ...) be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position

"The sick man lay in bed all day" "the books are lying on the shelf"

(... is a kind of recline ) be at rest

(recline has a similar meaning as ...) cause to recline

"She reclined her head on the pillow"

Definition 2: cause to recline - [verb of contact]

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

  • She reclined her head on the pillow

(recline is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(recline has a similar meaning as ...) lean in a comfortable resting position

"He was reposing on the couch"

Definition 3: move the upper body backwards and down - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for recline in the sense of this definition

(recline is a kind of ...) to incline or bend from a vertical position

"She leaned over the banister"

(... is a kind of recline ) fall backwards and down

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