- to apply inflection to (a word).
- to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
Origin of inflect
OTHER WORDS FROM inflect
How to use inflect in a sentence
He transforms into a fusion of balletic, soaring bird and pop-inflected hip-bumping rock star.I dare you to not be moved by Another Round, an existentialist film about day drinking|Alissa Wilkinson|December 18, 2020|Vox
Electric vehicle demand “is really starting to inflect, especially in China,” Ives tells Fortune.Why Tesla stock could go to $1,000, according to a Wedbush analyst|Anne Sraders|November 23, 2020|Fortune
Senior critic Robert Sietsema traces the New York history of the opulent and humor-inflected restaurant, which ramped up public expectations for dining
Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.
But not long ago the Americas were seething with ideologically inflected violence.Coming Clean on the Dirty War: José Efraín Rios Montt Goes to Trial|Mac Margolis|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But when it comes to self-inflected wounds, Netanyahu has his match in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Kannada is an inflected language, so you tend to drop what is most important in an English sentence: the subject.
Verbs of this form introduce the ς into the future and other inflected tenses, as πείσω, πεύσομαι.
In the fore-part it has a sharp trunk, that projects, and is inflected between the fore feet.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
A different sentence order is frequent in inflected languages like Latin, German or Japanese.Instigations|Ezra Pound
Such men as Valckenaer it is who are biased and inflected beforehand, without perceiving it, by all the commonplaces of criticism.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
It was a highly inflected and purely Teutonic tongue presenting several dialects.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various