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incline

in·cline

incline

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: ihn klaIn
inflections: inclined, inclines, inclining
definition: to be likely to; to usually think or feel in a certain way.
I'm inclined to agree with you.
synonyms:
tend
similar words:
like
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: In klaIn
definition: a line that goes up or down at an angle from a flat surface.
The old bus couldn't make it up the hill's steep incline.
synonyms:
slope
similar words:
bank, grade
derivation: inclined (adj.)
Word Parts
The word incline contains the following part:
clin, cline Greek root that means lean, slope