Associations to the word «Recline»
RECLINE, verb. (transitive) To cause to lean back; to bend back.
RECLINE, verb. (transitive) To put in a resting position.
RECLINE, verb. (intransitive) To lean back.
RECLINE, verb. (intransitive) To put oneself in a resting position.
RECLINE, noun. A mechanism for lowering the back of a seat to support a less upright position; Also, the action of lowering the back using such a mechanism.
RECLINE, verb. Move the upper body backwards and down.
RECLINE, verb. Cause to recline; "She reclined her head on the pillow".
RECLINE, verb. Lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch".
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