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- recline (v.)
- early 15c., from Old French recliner "rest, lay; bend, lean over" (13c.) and directly from Latin reclinare "to bend back, to lean back; cause to lean," from re- "back, against" (see re-) + clinare "to bend," from PIE *klei-n-, suffixed form of *klei "to lean" (see lean (v.)). Related: Reclined; reclining.
Recline is always as strong as lean, and generally stronger, indicating a more completely recumbent position, and approaching lie. [Century Dictionary]
- 1. Recline & Sprawl is an amusingly named furniture shop in London.
- 2. She proceeded to recline on a chaise longue.
- 3. Air France first-class seats recline almost like beds.
- 4. Some guests recline in lounge chairs on the sea-facing terrace.
- 5. Position the seatback in the full forward or full recline position.
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