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recumbent

re·cum·bent

recumbent

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kuhm bnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lying down; reclining.
That recumbent figure on the lawn turned out to be her son; he was studying the grass looking for four-leaf clovers.
antonyms:
erect, upright
definition 2: reposed or in repose; at rest.
definition 3: of an organ or plant, supported along the surface out of which it grows.
antonyms:
erect
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that is lying down or resting.
derivations: recumbently (adv.), recumbence (n.), recumbency (n.)