Definition of Inclined

1. Adjective. (often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency. "Inclined to be moody"

2. Adjective. At an angle to the horizontal or vertical position. "An inclined plane"

3. Adjective. Having made preparations. "Prepared to take risks"
Exact synonyms: Disposed, Fain, Prepared
Similar to: Willing
Derivative terms: Preparedness

Definition of Inclined

1. p. p. & a. Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue.

Definition of Inclined

1. Adjective. At an angle to the horizontal; slanted or sloped. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a tendency, preference, likelihood, or disposition. ¹

3. Verb. (past of incline) ¹

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Definition of Inclined

1. incline [v] - See also: incline

Medical Definition of Inclined

1. 1. Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue. "Each pensively inclined." 2. Making an angle with some line or plane; said of a line or plane. 3. Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost. Inclined plane. An inclined portion of track, on which trains or boats are raised or lowered from one level to another. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inclined

inclinatio pelvis
inclination of an orbit
inclination of pelvis
incline bench press
inclined (current term)
inclined fault
inclined grate
inclined plane
inclined planes

Literary usage of Inclined

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1. Annual Report (1903)
"inclined RAILWAY ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT. The electric power equipment for the inclined Railway, which was being installed at the time of my last annual report, ..."

2. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"The inclined -plane. Prop. 8 is on the construction of a plane at a given inclination to another plane parallel to the horizon, and with this Pappus leaves ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Analytic Mechanics: With Numerous Examples by Edward Albert Bowser (1884)
"Friction on an inclined Plane. — A body rests on a rough inclined plane, and is acted on by a given force, P, in a vertical plane which is perpendicular, ..."

4. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson, René Feret, William Barnard Fuller, Frank Pape McKibben, Spencer Baird Newberry (1909)
"Vertical and inclined Reinforcement. When the allowable working strength of the concrete in shear, as indicated in the preceding paragraphs, is exceeded, ..."

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