- (transitive) To cause to curve inwards.
- (transitive, music) To change the tone or pitch of the voice when speaking or singing.
- (transitive, grammar) To vary the form of a word to express tense, gender, number, mood, etc.
- (transitive) To influence in style.
- (to bend or curve inwards): inbend
cause to curve inwards
music: change tone or pitch
grammar: vary the form of a word
influence in style