What is another word for inclines?

Pronunciation: [ɪnklˈa͡ɪnz] (IPA)

The word "inclines" means to have a tendency or preference for something. However, there are several synonyms for "inclines" that can be used interchangeably to convey the same meaning. For instance, the word "leans" is a synonym for "inclines" and can be used to describe someone's preference or tendency towards something. "Favor" and "prefers" are other synonyms that can also be used in place of "inclines". Furthermore, "disposition", "bent" and "propensity" can also be used to describe someone's natural tendency towards something. So the next time you want to describe someone's preference towards something, you can use any of these words to convey the same meaning.

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Usage examples for Inclines

There is still another circumstance, which inclines me to give very considerable credit to Master Simon's suspicions.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
The balance, which was evenly poised when we weighed ourselves against other individuals, now inclines toward the side of these social institutions, without which the individual life would be stripped of all its worth and dignity, apart from which man would be no longer man.
"Practical Ethics"
William DeWitt Hyde
Down the long slopes and up the steep inclines-the two big elephants close on either side of Mitha Baba-plunging into khuds and out again-most of the time up-ended, one way or the other, at astounding angles-the wild herd raced with Mitha Baba toward whatever destination she might choose.
"Son of Power"
Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost

Famous quotes with Inclines

  • Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
    Quentin Crisp
  • A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
    Thomas Fuller
  • As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
    Virgil
  • This circuit is interesting because it has inclines and declines. Not just up, but down as well.
    Murray Walker
  • Pride is a vice which pride itself inclines every man to find in others and overlook in himself.
    Johnson

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