Having an opinion on something, but not a strong opinion: He tended to agree with them.
Foil. A play slide is another example of inclined planes used in our daily life. One end of the slide is placed close to the ground while the other end is raised and attached to the top of a staircase. The difference in the height of the edges of the plane makes it a ramp or an inclined plane.
a state of mind, particularly one that favors one alternative over others. “he had a tendency to give up too easily” Synonyms: predisposition, tendency. Types: show 31 types…
Sentence. DEFINITIONS1. Have an opinion but aren’t sure. Many parents tended to believe these reports even though they were not true.
Reclining position means a special position of the chair that allows the child to lean back.
A stair is an incline When you walk up a stair, you are essentially walking up an incline! When you climb a ladder, you must straighten up. But on a stair you can move obliquely: you move vertically, but also horizontally.
Something that is inclined – that is, something that deviates from straight horizontal or vertical – can be called a tilt. If you like going uphill and downhill, you like going uphill.
probably or wants to do something: Tom tends to be lazy. Nobody seemed willing to help. artistic, technical, etc.
1 : a tendency towards a particular aspect, condition, character or process the clutch tends to slip. 2a : a deviation from true vertical or horizontal : inclination also : the degree of such deviation.
transitive verb 1 : cause to stoop or bow : to bow. 2 : influence : his love of books convince him to pursue a literary career.
a feeling that you want to do something in particular, or the fact that you prefer or are more likely to do something: [ + to infinitive ] My own inclination would be to seek other work.
1 : having a wish He was not inclined to answer. 2 : have a tendency The door tends to jam. 3 : an inclined surface with a slope.