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Definitions of prone

  1. Proneness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. PRONELY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Bending forward; inclined; not erect. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Prostrate; flat; esp., lying with the face down; -- opposed to supine. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Headlong; running downward or headlong. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Sloping, with reference to a line or surface; declivous; inclined; not level. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Inclined; propense; disposed; -- applied to the mind or affections, usually in an ill sense. Followed by to. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. With the face downward; headlong; disposed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Lying flat or with face downward; prostrate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Inclined; strongly disposed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Bending forward; inclined; not erect; lying with the face downward; falling headlong; sloping; declivous; disposed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Bending forward; inclined; not erect; lying with the face downward; disposed; mentally inclined; precipitous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for prone

  1. At a little distance to one side, the young son and heir had thrown himself prone upon the grass in the shade of a magnificent oak, story- book in hand. – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  2. But he was on his feet again, racing towards that prone figure. – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
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