Translation of recline in Spanish:


recostarse, v.

Pronunciation /rəˈklaɪn//rɪˈklʌɪn/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (lean back) recostarse
    (lean back) reclinarse
    (rest) apoyarse
    to recline against sth reclinarse contra algo
    • Women in various stages of undress reclined on loungers around the edge of the room and a beautifully ornate staircase dropped from its centre down to the spa facilities below.
    • Brian crossed his arms and reclined in the passenger seat.
    • To hear him speak now you would think they were reclining in a lounge.
    • Far away, leaning against the trunk of a tree, a figure pushed his sunglasses up his nose and sighed, reclining back a little bit more.
    • Back at the Grand Hotel there is also a small outdoor pool at the lakeside and an ample terrace on which to recline in a deckchair.
    • Dimming the lights, Corrina kicked off her shoes and crawled onto her bed where Aaron was reclining, leaning his weight back on his elbows.
    • Pampered pets can relax to the sounds of tranquil music as they recline on miniature lounge furniture in their luxury heated rooms.
    • She glides over to the black chair, and seems to perch on the edge, although the chair seems to be doing it's best to make her recline, and relax.
    • She was sitting on the grass, partly reclining with both hands behind her supporting her weight.
    • Outside, men recline on brightly colored silk pillows, relaxing on the carpeted floor of a large goat-hair tent as boys dance to tribal songs.
    • A figure playing Neptune reclines on a sail-covered chest, a trident in hand and a merman by his side.
    • With a sigh, she reclines onto the pillow and stretches herself.
    • ‘John and I built this hotel for ourselves,’ says Bridget, reclining on a seductive-looking purple couch in one of 100 bedrooms.
    • Rita leaned back and reclined in the backseat of the black luxury car that was taking her to her new home, which to Rita, was really a prison.
    • He's reclining on a couch looking surprisingly relaxed and amused as he relates the story of how penury forced him into such an unusual career choice.
    • I had been reclining here for over two hours, leaning against the arch.
    • The garden was perfect for strolling, but rather too formal for reclining, sprawling or lounging in the bright spring sunshine.
    • He had been up since 5.30 am and he had a long day ahead, so he reclined and did his best to relax.
    • Men can take the weight off their feet by reclining on leather settees while watching international football and rugby on TV and being handed small quantities of beer, crisps and nuts by obliging sales staff.
    • He signed and reclined in the tub, resting his stiff neck on the padded edge.
    • Some reclined wearily on the couches, others leaned forward with excitement on the folding chairs.
  • 2

    (chair/backrest) reclinarse
    • The seat doesn't recline, so you'll do more reading.
    • Nathan pulled on the lever on his seat allowing it to recline.
    • First class passengers get, among other advantages such as better food and service, more space and a wider, more comfortable seat that reclines into a bed.
    • He decided to stay in the power chair because the seat reclines.
    • The new, improved seats recline to an angle of 143 degrees, and a whole row of seats has been removed to give even more leg room.
    • This bus was deluxe, new with soft seats that reclined.
    • Personally, I think all airline seats should have a built-in switch that prevents seats from reclining.
    • A tilt mechanism causes the seat to rise slightly when the chair reclines, and a lumbar system supports the back.
    • The seats reclined fully so that they turned into beds, and there was enough space for you not to have to worry about the person behind you getting annoyed because your reclining seat was resting on their knees.
    • Further refinements mean that the rear seats both slide and recline.
    • For added comfort, its rear seats recline by 10 degrees.
    • The airline cut economy seating and focused on attracting business travellers with seats that recline to beds.
    • The centre seats slide, recline or fold and the rearmost ones easily fold into the floor.
    • At a movie place in Acapulco I was at a couple of years ago, the seats reclined, and even with my legs stretched right out, I couldn't reach the seats in front of me.
    • Push a few buttons and, hey presto, your seat reclines, and your leg rest rises until you are lying down.
    • It is an uncomfortable plane, only superficially like the Boeing; it has feeble air conditioning, and the seats hardly recline.
    • The company announced that it had returned to profitability in the third quarter due to raised fares and more business travellers who were attracted by features such as seats that fully recline on long-haul flights.
    • Because of the emergency exit, my seat did not recline!
    • Another minus: seats recline only to a 160-degree angle, not ideal for that night flight home.
    • If the seat reclines does it recline enough so that your newborn can lie almost flat.
  • 3reclining present participle

    (seat/chair) reclinable
    (chair/seat) abatible
    (figure) yacente literary
    (figure) recostado

transitive verb

  • 1

    (back/body) reclinar
  • 2

    (chair/backrest) reclinar
    (chair/backrest) abatir