inclinable
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a tendency or inclination; also disposed to favor or think well of <
inclinable to our pleas
>
2. capable of being inclined <
an inclinable steering column
>

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  • inclinable — [ ɛ̃klinabl ] adj. • 1960; « enclin à » 1622; de incliner ♦ Qui peut être mis dans une position oblique. Siège à dossier inclinable. ● inclinable adjectif Qui peut s incliner : Siège à dossier inclinable. inclinable [ɛ̃klinabl] adj. ÉTY …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inclinable — In*clin a*ble, a. [L. inclinabilis. See {Incline}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Leaning; tending. [1913 Webster] Likely and inclinable to fall. Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a propensity of will or feeling; leaning in disposition; disposed; propense;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inclinable — (adj.) amenable, disposed, mid 15c., from O.Fr. enclinable and directly from L. inclinabilis, from inclinare (see INCLINE (Cf. incline)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inclinable — [in klīn′ə bəl] adj. 1. a) having an inclination or tendency b) favorably disposed 2. that can be inclined …   English World dictionary

  • inclinable — ə̇nˈklīnəbəl adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French enclinable, inclinable, from encliner, incliner to incline + able more at incline 1. a. : having an inclination toward something …   Useful english dictionary

  • inclinable — adjective Capable of being inclined. an inclinable desk …   Wiktionary

  • inclinable — /in kluy neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. having a mental tendency in a certain direction. 2. favorable. 3. capable of being inclined. [1400 50; late ME; see INCLINE, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inclinable — in|cli|na|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • inclinable — in·clin·a·ble || ɪn klaɪnÉ™bl adj. tending, having a tendency; sympathetic, favorable; capable of being inclined or sloped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inclinable — in·clin·able …   English syllables

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