verb (used with object)
- to apply inflection to (a word).
- to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
verb (used without object)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of inflect
OTHER WORDS FROM inflect
Words nearby inflect
Example sentences from the Web for inflect
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?