Definición de prone en inglés:


Silabificación: prone
Pronunciación: /prōn


  • 1 [predic.] (prone to/prone to do something) Likely to or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something, typically something regrettable or unwelcome: years of logging had left the mountains prone to mudslides he is prone to jump to conclusions
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    • Indeed, some people are especially prone to error.
    • Generally, the link between adrenalin making people more prone to heart failure is not well established.
    • Passive smoking affects non-smokers and makes them more prone to respiratory infections.
    susceptible, vulnerable, subject, open, liable, given, predisposed, likely, disposed, inclined, apt; at risk of
  • 2Lying flat, especially face downward: I was lying prone on a foam mattress a prone position
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    • You find yourself lying prone on a cold and dusty floor made of stone.
    • I soon settled in for some rigorous study, busying myself with my alternately prone and prostrate experiments.
    • Rod lay prone on the sandbar in the firelight, his back hurting him.
    (lying) face down, face downward, on one's stomach/front; lying flat/down, horizontal, prostrate
  • 2.1 technical Denoting the position of the forearm with the palm of the hand facing downward.
  • 3 archaic With a downward slope or direction.


late Middle English: from Latin pronus 'leaning forward', from pro 'forward'.

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