lean back, recline(verb)
move the upper body backwards and down
cause to recline
"She reclined her head on the pillow"
recumb, repose, recline(verb)
lean in a comfortable resting position
"He was reposing on the couch"
To cause to lean back; to bend back.
To put in a resting position.
She reclined her arms on the table and sighed.
To lean back.
To put one's self in a resting position.
Origin: From Latin reclinare, "to bend back". Confer "decline", "incline".
to cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand
to lean or incline; as, to recline against a wall
to assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch
having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining
Origin: [L. reclinis. See Recline, v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-klīn′, v.t. to lean or bend backwards: to lean to or on one side.—v.i. to lean: to rest or repose.—adjs. Recline′ (Milt.), leaning; Reclined′ (bot.), same as Reclinate.—n. Reclī′ner.—adj. Reclī′ning (bot.), bending away from the perpendicular: recumbent.—ns. Reclī′ning-board, a board on which persons recline to gain erectness to the figure; Reclī′ning-chair, an invalid's chair. [Fr.,—L. reclināre—re-, back, clināre, to bend.]
The numerical value of recline in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of recline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3