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3 definitions found for recumbent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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. [1913 Webster]From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
recumbent adj 1: lying down; in a position of comfort or rest [syn: accumbent, decumbent, recumbent]From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
81 Moby Thesaurus words for "recumbent": 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