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)
Origin of inflect
Examples from the Web for inflect
(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?Vocal Expression|Katherine Jewell Everts
Now it would have been absurd to inflect a long English lesson.Rites and Ritual|Philip Freeman