Reclining vs Inclining - What's the difference?

reclining | inclining |


As verbs the difference between reclining and inclining

is that reclining is while inclining is .

As nouns the difference between reclining and inclining

is that reclining is the act of one who reclines while inclining is inclination.

As an adjective reclining

is capable of being reclined, or moved into a more horizontal position.

reclining

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Capable of being reclined, or moved into a more horizontal position.
  • a reclining armchair

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who reclines.
  • * 1865 , (Edward Dutton Cook), Sir Felix Foy, Bart. (page 233)
  • Mr. Disbrowe was reclining on a well-worn horsehair-covered sofa, his frequent reclinings on which piece of furniture had stamped a deep and quite ineffaceable impression of his weighty form upon the cushion.

    inclining

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • inclination
  • * 1836 , J. R. Miller, The history of Great Britain (page 690)
  • The removal of the monarch and his court to the Brazils had tended to make the nobles less loyal in their inclinings