1) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ, ADJ to-inf, ADJ to n, so ADJ If you are inclined to behave in a particular way, you often behave in that way, or you want to do so.
Nobody felt inclined to argue with Smith...
He was inclined to self-pity...
If you are so inclined, you can watch TV.2) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ to-inf (vagueness) If you say that you are inclined to have a particular opinion, you mean that you hold this opinion but you are not expressing it strongly.
I am inclined to think that the ancient Greeks understood this better than we do...
I am inclined to agree with Alan.Syn:3) ADJ: adv ADJ Someone who is mathematically inclined or artistically inclined, for example, has a natural talent for mathematics or art.
Bratby's grandfather had been artistically inclined.
...the needs of academically inclined pupils.4) → See also incline
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Inclined — In*clined , p. p. & a. 1. Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue. Each pensively inclined. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Making an angle with… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
inclined — I adjective acquiescent, affected, agreeable, amenable, apt, assenting, bent, consenting, content, delighted, desirous, disposed, dispositioned, eager, favorable, glad, happy, leaning, liable, moved, partial to, pleased, predisposed, prepared,… … Law dictionary
inclined — [adj] having a preference apt, bent on, disposed, given, in the mood, likely, predisposed, prone, tending, willing; concept 542 … New thesaurus
inclined — [in klīnd′] adj. 1. having an inclination; specif., a) at or on a slant; sloping; leaning b) disposed; willing; tending 2. forming an angle with another line, plane, or body … English World dictionary
inclined — in|clined [ ın klaınd ] adjective * 1. ) never before noun feeling that you want to do something: inclined to do something: Karen didn t feel inclined to help. if someone is so inclined (=if someone wants to do something): A full fitness suite is … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
inclined */ — UK [ɪnˈklaɪnd] / US adjective 1) [never before noun] feeling that you want to do something inclined to do something: Karen didn t feel inclined to help. if someone is so inclined (= if someone wants to do something): A full fitness suite is… … English dictionary
inclined — adj. 1 wanting to do sth VERBS ▪ be, feel, seem ▪ I only write when I feel inclined to. ▪ There s time for a swim if you feel so inclined. ADVERB … Collocations dictionary
inclined — in|clined S3 [ınˈklaınd] adj 1.) be inclined to agree/think/believe etc to hold a particular opinion, but not very strongly ▪ Arthur has some strange ideas, but on this occasion I m inclined to agree with him. 2.) be inclined to do sth/inclined… … Dictionary of contemporary English
inclined — Synonyms and related words: aching for, acquiescent, actuated, agreeable, alacritous, amenable, animated, apt, apt to, ardent, aslant, aslope, atilt, bearing, bending, bent, bent on, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, calculated to, canting, careening … Moby Thesaurus
inclined — adj. (cannot stand alone) inclined to + inf. (I am inclined to agree) * * * [ɪn klaɪnd] (cannot stand alone) inclined to + inf. (I am inclined to agree) … Combinatory dictionary