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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cline /rɪˈklaɪn/
 (vt.)使斜靠(vi.)靠在,斜倚,依賴

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cline v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reclined p. pr. & vb. n. Reclining.]  To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand.
 The mother
 Reclined her dying head upon his breast.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cline, v. i.
 1. To lean or incline; as, to recline against a wall.
 2. To assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cline, a.  Having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining. [R.]
 They sat, recline
 On the soft downy bank, damasked with flowers.   --Milton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 recline
      v 1: move the upper body backwards and down [syn: lean back]
      2: cause to recline; "She reclined her head on the pillow"
      3: lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on
         the couch" [syn: recumb, repose]