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See definition of supine on Dictionary.com
  • adj.lying down
  • adj.inactive

synonyms for supine

  • decumbent
  • flat
  • flat on one's back
  • horizontal
  • level
  • procumbent
  • prone
  • prostrate
  • reclining
  • recumbent
  • stretched out
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How to use supine in a sentence

As an assistant director shouted out instructions in Hindi and English, Kashyap had a word with his lead actress, who was lying supine on a bed in a blue hospital gown.
NETFLIX V MODI AND THE BATTLE FOR INDIAN CINEMA’S SOULKONSTANTIN KAKAESMARCH 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Metz tells the story of how this unlikely entrepreneur, traveling supine in buses and trains, engineered a bidding war for a company that had no product or employees and was finally sold to Google for $44 million.
THE MINDS BEHIND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND THE BIDDING WAR FOR THEMCRAIG SMITHMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A fur seal stands upright on his fore flippers, a hair seal lies supine.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
The supine position, as in the adult, is imposed only at night.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
She sat back in her chair, gazing up the darkening river, her hands lying supine on her knees.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
A burst of criticism followed from England; press and politicians joined in denouncing the blind and supine colonials.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Unfortunately, the supine ignorance of the fair sex in Sarrio made these ingenious modes of communication null and void.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
Conan jerked the supine body out of the panel-entrance and stepped through, pulling the panel shut after him.
THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD
It was the glory of St. Benedict's reform, to have substituted bodily labour for the supine indolence of oriental asceticism.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
The first guy took a running dive at the supine one, who swung the hunting knife in a vicious arc.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPINE

  • collapsed
  • complanate
  • decumbent
  • deflated
  • depressed
  • empty
  • even
  • extended
  • fallen
  • flush
  • horizontal
  • laid low
  • low
  • oblate
  • outstretched
  • pancake
  • planar
  • planate
  • plane
  • procumbent
  • prone
  • prostrate
  • punctured
  • reclining
  • recumbent
  • splay
  • spread out
  • supine
  • tabular
  • unbroken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION