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Recumbent definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RECUMB'ENT, a. [L. recumbens.]
1. Leaning; reclining; as the recumbent posture of the Romans at their meals.
2. Reposing; inactive; idle.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: lying down; in a position of comfort or rest [syn: accumbent, decumbent, recumbent]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin recumbent-, recumbens, present participle of recumbere to lie down, from re- + -cumbere to lie down; akin to Latin cubare to lie Date: 1705 1. a. suggestive of repose ; leaning, resting b. lying down 2. representing a person lying down <a recumbent statue> Synonyms: see prone

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. lying down; reclining. Derivatives: recumbency n. recumbently adv. Etymology: L recumbere recline (as RE-, cumbere lie)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Recumbent Re*cum"bent (-bet), a. [L. recumbens, -entis, p. pr. of recumbere. See Recumb, Incumbent.] Leaning; reclining; lying; as, the recumbent posture of the Romans at their meals. Hence, figuratively; Resting; inactive; idle. -- Re*cum"bent*ly, adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A recumbent figure or person is lying down. (FORMAL) He looked down at the recumbent figure. ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Leaning, reclining, lying. 2. Reposing, inactive, listless, idle.

Moby Thesaurus

accumbent, aslant, aslope, atilt, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, canting, careening, couchant, couche, crawling, crouched, debased, decumbent, depressed, draped, flat, groveling, horizontal, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, inclining, knee-high, knocked flat, laid low, leaning, listing, lolling, lounging, low, low-built, low-hung, low-level, low-leveled, low-lying, low-set, low-statured, lying, lying down, neap, out of plumb, out of square, pitched, procumbent, prone, prostrate, raking, reclining, reposing, resupine, runty, shelving, shelvy, short, sideling, sidelong, slant, slanted, slanting, slantways, slantwise, sloped, sloping, sprawled, sprawling, spread, squat, squatty, stooped, stretched out, stumpy, supine, tilted, tilting, tipped, tipping, tipsy, unelevated



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