1 wanting to do sth
VERBS be, feel, seem I only write when I feel inclined to. There's time for a swim if you feel so inclined.
ADV. strongly, very | rather I'm rather inclined to wait a few days before deciding. | favourably
PREP. towards Advertising aims to make people aware of a product and favourably inclined towards it.
2 tending/likely to do sth
VERBS appear, be, seem | become, grow
ADV. strongly, very | increasingly | a bit, half, a little, rather, slightly I'm half inclined to believe you. She's rather inclined to become impatient. | naturally | criminally, liberally, mystically, romantically, suicidally The club was a notorious hang-out for the criminally inclined.
PREP. to (formal) people who are naturally inclined to melancholy
PHRASES that way inclined (informal) What's that? The ‘Model Railway Journal’? I didn't know you were that way inclined (= interested in model railways).
3 having a natural ability for sth
VERBS appear, be, seem
ADV. academically, artistically, musically children who are academically inclined