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Definitions for recumbent
rɪˈkʌm bəntre·cum·bent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accumbent, decumbent, recumbentadjective

    lying down; in a position of comfort or rest


  1. recumbentnoun

    A bicycle or tricycle that places the rider in a reclined posture.

  2. recumbentadjective

    Lying down.

  3. recumbentadjective

    Inactive; idle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recumbentadjective

    leaning; reclining; lying; as, the recumbent posture of the Romans at their meals. Hence, figuratively; Resting; inactive; idle

    Etymology: [L. recumbens, -entis, p. pr. of recumbere. See Recumb, Incumbent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recumbent

    rē-kum′bent, adj. lying back: reclining: idle.—ns. Recum′bence, Recum′bency.—adv. Recum′bently. [L. recumbĕrere-, back, cubāre, to lie down.]


  1. Recumbent

    lying down; reclining.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recumbent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recumbent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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