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EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnflectō, from in- (in) + flectō (I bend)

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VerbEdit

inflect (third-person singular simple present inflects, present participle inflecting, simple past and past participle inflected)

  1. (transitive) To cause to curve inwards.
  2. (transitive, music) To change the tone or pitch of the voice when speaking or singing.
  3. (transitive, grammar) To vary the form of a word to express tense, gender, number, mood, etc.

SynonymsEdit

  • (to bend or curve inwards): inbend

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