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re·cline

 (rĭ-klīn′)
v. re·clined, re·clin·ing, re·clines
v.intr.
1. To lean back or lie down on one's back.
2. To be adjustable so that the occupant may recline rather than sit up: a seat that reclines.
v.tr.
To cause to recline.

[Middle English reclinen, from Old French recliner, from Latin reclīnāre : re-, re- + -clīnāre, to bend; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

rec′li·na′tion (rĕk′lə-nā′shən) n.

recline

(rɪˈklaɪn)
vb
to rest or cause to rest in a leaning position
[C15: from Old French recliner, from Latin reclīnāre to lean back, from re- + clīnāre to lean1]
reˈclinable adj
reclination n

re•cline

(rɪˈklaɪn)

v. -clined, -clin•ing. v.i.
1. to lean back or lie; rest in a recumbent position.
v.t.
2. to cause to lean back or lie; place in a recumbent position.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin reclīnāre=re- re- + clīnāre to lean1]
re•clin′a•ble, adj.
rec•li•na•tion (ˌrɛk ləˈneɪ ʃən) n.

recline


Past participle: reclined
Gerund: reclining

Imperative
recline
recline
Present
I recline
you recline
he/she/it reclines
we recline
you recline
they recline
Preterite
I reclined
you reclined
he/she/it reclined
we reclined
you reclined
they reclined
Present Continuous
I am reclining
you are reclining
he/she/it is reclining
we are reclining
you are reclining
they are reclining
Present Perfect
I have reclined
you have reclined
he/she/it has reclined
we have reclined
you have reclined
they have reclined
Past Continuous
I was reclining
you were reclining
he/she/it was reclining
we were reclining
you were reclining
they were reclining
Past Perfect
I had reclined
you had reclined
he/she/it had reclined
we had reclined
you had reclined
they had reclined
Future
I will recline
you will recline
he/she/it will recline
we will recline
you will recline
they will recline
Future Perfect
I will have reclined
you will have reclined
he/she/it will have reclined
we will have reclined
you will have reclined
they will have reclined
Future Continuous
I will be reclining
you will be reclining
he/she/it will be reclining
we will be reclining
you will be reclining
they will be reclining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reclining
you have been reclining
he/she/it has been reclining
we have been reclining
you have been reclining
they have been reclining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reclining
you will have been reclining
he/she/it will have been reclining
we will have been reclining
you will have been reclining
they will have been reclining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reclining
you had been reclining
he/she/it had been reclining
we had been reclining
you had been reclining
they had been reclining
Conditional
I would recline
you would recline
he/she/it would recline
we would recline
you would recline
they would recline
Past Conditional
I would have reclined
you would have reclined
he/she/it would have reclined
we would have reclined
you would have reclined
they would have reclined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recline - move the upper body backwards and down
lean, tilt, angle, slant, tip - to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
fall back - fall backwards and down
2.recline - cause to recline; "She reclined her head on the pillow"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
recumb, recline, repose - lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"
3.recline - lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"
rest - be at rest
lie - be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
recline - cause to recline; "She reclined her head on the pillow"

recline

verb lean, lie (down), stretch out, lie back, rest, lounge, sprawl, loll, repose, be recumbent She proceeded to recline on a chaise longue.
stand, rise, stand up, get up, sit up, stand upright

recline

verb
1. To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position:
lie (down), repose, stretch (out).
2. To take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly:
lie (down), repose, rest, stretch (out).
Translations
يَسْنِد، يَسْتَنِد
položit
lægge sig nedlæne sig tilbage
halla sér, liggja
atlošiamoji kėdėatsiloštigulėti atsilošus
atbalstītiesatlaisties
yaslanmak

recline

[rɪˈklaɪn]
B. VT [+ head] → recostar, reclinar

recline

[rɪˈklaɪn]
vi
[person] → être allongé(e), être étendu(e)
to recline on sth [+ bed, sofa, bench] → s'allonger sur qch, s'étendre sur qch
[seat] → s'incliner
vt [+ seat] → incliner

recline

vt armzurücklegen (→ on auf +acc); head alsozurücklehnen (→ on an +acc); seatzurückstellen
vi (person)zurückliegen; (seat)sich verstellen lassen; she was reclining on the sofasie ruhte auf dem Sofa; reclining in his bathim Bade liegend; reclining figure (Art) → Liegende(r) mf

recline

[rɪˈklaɪn] vi (person) → essere sdraiato/a
the seat reclines → il sedile è reclinabile or ribaltabile

recline

(rəˈklain) verb
to lean or lie on one's back or side. The invalid was reclining on the sofa.
reclining chair
an armchair with a back which can be made to slope backwards.

recline

n. reclinación;
v. reclinar, inclinar; recostarse.
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