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inflect

in·flect

inflect

pronunciation:
ihn flekt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inflected, inflecting, inflects
definition 1: to change the pitch or tone of (the voice).
definition 2: to bend or turn.
similar words:
bend
definition 3: in grammar, to alter the form of (a word) by inflection.
definition 4: in grammar, to list systematically the inflections of (a word).
derivations: inflective (adj.), inflectedness (n.), inflector (n.)
Word Parts
The word inflect contains the following part:
flect, flex Latin root that means bend