verb (reclines, reclining, reclined)
- (transitive) To cause to lean back; to bend back.
- (transitive) To put in a resting position.
Translations: Etymology: From Latin reclinare, "to bend back". Confer "decline", "incline".
- She reclined her arms on the table and sighed.
- (intransitive) To lean back.
- (intransitive) To put one's self in a resting position.
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