2. To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense; to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed. Their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech. (judges ix. 3) Power finds its balance, giddy motions cease in both the scales, and each inclines to peace. (Parnell)
3. To bow; to incline the head.
1. To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction; to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the column or post to the east; incline your head to the right. Incline thine ear, O lord, and hear. (Is. Xxxvii. 17)
2. To impart a tendency or propensity to, as to the will or affections; to turn; to dispose; to influence. Incline my heart unto thy testimonies. (Ps. Cxix. 36) Incline our hearts to keep this law. (book of Com. Prayer)