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Definition:

  1. [noun] an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
    Synonyms: slope, side

  2. [noun] an inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another
    Synonyms: ramp

  3. [verb] have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
    Synonyms: tend, be given, lean, run

  4. [verb] bend or turn (one's ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well; "He inclined his ear to the wise old man"

  5. [verb] lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow; "She inclined her head to the student"

  6. [verb] be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
    Synonyms: slope, pitch

  7. [verb] make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"
    Synonyms: dispose

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