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inclined meaning

EN[ɪnˈklaɪnd]
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  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of incline.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore inclinedSUPmost inclined
      1. At an angle to the horizontal; slanted or sloped.
        1. The take-off ramp was inclined at 20 degrees.
      2. Having a tendency, preference, likelihood, or disposition.
        1. I am inclined to believe you.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Nureyev was always inclined to overchoreograph, cramming steps onto every beat, a tendency only increased when he restaged ballets.
        • It is often suggested that politicians are too inclined to cosy up to big business in order to receive funds for election expenses.

    Meaning of inclined for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "inclined" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
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