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recline

recline - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recline

Definition
(verb) move the upper body backwards and down
Synonyms : lean back

Definition
(verb) cause to recline
Example Sentence
  • She reclined her head on the pillow

Definition
(verb) lean in a comfortable resting position
Synonyms : recumb , repose
Example Sentence
  • He was reposing on the couch

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recline

recline means to lie down. Supine is the opposite which means lie down "on back". "cline" is related to slope as can be seen in acclivity, declivity, incline etc.,
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by garrulous

Recline sounds like decline means lie down
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