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Definition of recline:

  1. Having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining.
  2. To assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch.
  3. To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand.
  4. To lean or incline; as, to recline against a wall.

Synonyms:

open up, horizontal, curl, recumb, collapse, lay, reshape, fall, hunker down, shape, down, stretch, work, straighten, cuddle up, lean back, twist, bed down, lounge, lie, put down, form, reside, bunk, flop, lean, bend, rest, lie, continue, deform, curl up, repose.

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