Definition of "reclines" [reclines]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recline. (verb)

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Use "reclines" in a sentence
  • "Tiny as a bird and clad in black, the 69-year-old reclines on an olive velvet daybed, resting her broken leg, an injury sustained in an antiques shop during the Maharana of Udaipur's recent nuptials."
  • "Bennett says he never reclines his seat unless he's in a first-class cabin, where the passenger behind can't touch the seat in front."
  • "Holed up in her room since the 1960s, Bettina once said to be "the most beautiful woman in the Chelsea" is now a hermit swamped in her own archive, whose floor-to-ceiling volume dwarfs the artist as she reclines in her makeshift bed—a lawn chair."