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Another word for incline

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Verb
  1. To depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
    See also:

    straight

  2. To have a tendency or inclination

      1. A general tendency or course of events:
      2. Current style; vogue:
      3. The general direction of something:
      1. To have a tendency:
      2. To be disposed or inclined:
      3. To move or extend in a certain direction:
      1. To look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight.
      2. To look or glance sideways.
      3. To look askance, as in disapproval.
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
    See also:

    likely

  3. To have an impact on in a certain way

      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. To make (someone) inclined to something in advance:
      2. To make susceptible or liable:
      3. To provide an inclination or susceptibility:
      1. A power affecting a person, thing, or course of events, especially one that operates without any direct or apparent effort:
      2. Power to sway or affect based on prestige, wealth, ability, or position:
      3. A person who exerts such power:
      1. To put into a willing or receptive frame of mind; incline:
      2. To place or set in a particular order; arrange:
      3. To determine the course of events:
Noun
  1. Deviation from a particular direction

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
      2. A deviation or the degree of deviation from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
      3. The angle between two lines or planes:
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. A rate of inclination; a slope.
      2. An ascending or descending part; an incline.
      3. The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.

Another word for incline

Noun
      1. To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
      2. To make an approach, as in golf.
      3. To come or go near or nearer to:
      1. A plane set at an angle to the horizontal, especially a simple machine used to raise or lower a load by rolling or sliding.
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
Verb
  1. To deviate from the horizontal or vertical

      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
  2. To lean

      1. An adult male chicken; a rooster.
      2. An adult male of various other birds.
      3. A weathervane shaped like a rooster; a weathercock.
      1. To lower and raise the head quickly, as in agreement or acknowledgment.
      2. To let the head fall forward when sleepy.
      3. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. The front section of a ship or boat.
      2. Either of the sides of this front section:
      3. The oar or the person wielding the oar closest to the bow in a racing shell.
    See also:

    lean

    bow

  3. To tend toward