prone

  • 1 prône — prône …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

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  • 3 prône — [ pron ] n. m. • 1420; prosne « grille séparant le chœur de la nef » 1175; lat. pop. °protinum, class. protirum; gr. prothura « couloir » ♦ Relig. Discours de piété qu un prêtre fait à la messe paroissiale du dimanche. ⇒ homélie, prêche, sermon.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 prone — [prəun US proun] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: pronus] 1.) likely to do something or suffer from something, especially something bad or harmful prone to ▪ Some plants are very prone to disease. prone to do sth ▪ Kids are all prone to eat …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 Prone — Prone, a. [L. pronus, akin to Gr. ?, ?, Skr. pravana sloping, inclined, and also to L. pro forward, for. See {Pro }.] [1913 Webster] 1. Bending forward; inclined; not erect. [1913 Webster] Towards him they bend With awful reverence prone. Milton …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 prone — [ proun ] adjective * 1. ) likely to do something or be affected by something, especially something bad: prone to: The coastal region is prone to earthquakes. prone to do something: He s prone to gain weight. error /injury prone: an injury prone… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 Prone — Prône Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Domaine religieux 2 Domaine littéraire 3 …

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  • 8 prone — 1 subject, exposed, open, iiable, susceptible, sensitive Analogous words: inclined, predisposed, disposed (see INCLINE vb): addicted, habituated, accustomed (see HABITUATE) 2 Prone, supine, prostrate, recumbent, couchant, dormant are comparable… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 prone´ly — prone «prohn», adjective. 1. inclined; liable: »We are prone to think evil of people we don t like. SYNONYM(S): disposed, apt. 2. lying face down: »to be prone on a bed. 3. lying flat: » …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 prone — [prōn] adj. [ME < L pronus < pro, before: see PRO 1] 1. lying or leaning face downward 2. lying flat or prostrate; in a horizontal position 3. having a natural bent; disposed or inclined (to) [prone to error] 4. groveling; abject …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 prone — prone; prone·ly; prone·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 12 prone — [adj1] lying down decumbent, face down, flat, horizontal, level, procumbent, prostrate, reclining, recumbent, resupine, supine; concept 583 Ant. sitting, straight, upright prone [adj2] liable, likely apt, bent, devoted, disposed, exposed, fain,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 prone — Prone, {{t=g}}pronaos.{{/t}} Faire le prone, {{t=g}}pronoian poiéisthai.{{/t}} Forte deriuatur a praeconium demptis aec …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 14 prone — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (prone to/to do) likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience (something unfortunate). 2) lying flat, especially face downwards. 3) archaic with a downward slope or direction. DERIVATIVES proneness noun. ORIGIN Latin pronus… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Prone — Prone, Stadt, so v.w. Prome …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 prone — I adjective agreeable, apt, bent, biased, compliant, disposed, eager, easily persuaded, favorable, given, inclined, liable, likely, minded, partial, predisposed, proclivis, pronus, propense, ready, tending, well disposed, willing II index… …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 prone to — index addicted Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 prôné — prôné, ée (prô né, née) part. passé de prôner. •   La vertu du vieux Caton, Chez les Romains tant prônée, Étoit souvent, nous dit on, De Falerne enluminée, J. B. ROUSS. Odes, II, 2 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 PRONE — mons Argiae, apud Herminonem …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 20 prone — late 14c., naturally inclined to something, apt, liable, from L. pronus bent forward, inclined to, from adverbial form of pro forward (see PRO (Cf. pro )). Meaning lying face down is first recorded 1570s. Literal and figurative senses both were… …

    Etymology dictionary


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