Definition of inflect
- to apply inflection to (a word).
- to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
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How to use inflect in a sentence
Your cultureSo many key maternal variables — a spouse’s role, the distance to the nearest grandparent — are socially inflected.
The Aces’ locker room, full again, rings with Cambage’s Aussie-inflected jokes and preemptive boasts.A’ja Wilson had a rebirth, Liz Cambage is healthy, and Las Vegas is among the WNBA favorites|Robert O'Connell|May 13, 2021|Washington Post
Now it would have been absurd to inflect a long English lesson.Rites and Ritual|Philip Freeman
(e) To memorize words and to learn to inflect them, before memorizing and learning how to construct sentences.The Principles of Language-Study|Harold E. Palmer
And we yet retain an objective case of the pronoun, and inflect it for person, number and gender.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Can you so inflect "sprawling in want" and "sitting high" as to suggest a swamp and a mountain-top, or a frog and an angel?
Query to the class: How did the lady inflect the word Yes to call forth the injunction, Read it again?