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Synonyms for recline

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recline

    lean, slope, rest, lie, repose

    erect, raise, rise, stand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lean back, reclineverb

    move the upper body backwards and down

    recumb, lean back, repose

  2. reclineverb

    cause to recline

    "She reclined her head on the pillow"

    recumb, lean back, repose

  3. recumb, repose, reclineverb

    lean in a comfortable resting position

    "He was reposing on the couch"

    reside, lean back, recumb, repose, lay, rest, put down

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Editors Contribution

  1. envisage

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  
  2. sprawlverb

    sit, lie, or fall with one's arms and legs spread out in an ungainly or awkward way.

    we sprawled on the couch

    Submitted by Lamborghinisean on December 10, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reclineverb


  2. reclineverb

    lean, bear

  3. reclineverb

    couch, lie, lie down, be recumbent

  4. reclineverb

    rest, repose

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "recline":

    camber, tilt

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  • بر پشت دراز کشیدنPersian
  • nojautua, asettaa, panna, käydä pitkäkseen, nojalleenFinnish
  • tīpapaMāori
  • откинуть, откидываться, сидеть откинувшись, откидывать, уложить, полулежать, укладывать, откинутьсяRussian

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