A woman reclines on the beach.
recline definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English reclynen ; from Classical Latin reclinare ; from re-, back plush clinare, to lean: see incline
- reclination noun
recline definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb re·clined, re·clin·ing, re·clines verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English reclinen, from Old French recliner, from Latin reclīnāre : re-, re- + -clīnāre, to bend; see klei- in Indo-European roots.
- recˌli·naˈtion noun