1 face down or downwards or Chiefly US downward, prostrate, lying down, reclining, recumbent, horizontal, procumbent, Formal or technical decumbent, accumbent:
She was lying prone, resting between push-ups.
2 inclined, apt, likely, liable, disposed, predisposed, of a mind, subject, given, tending, leaning:
They are prone to petty squabbles.
be, seem | become | leave sb/sth, make sb/sth
Sun removes the oil and wax, leaving the leather prone to cracking.
especially, highly, particularly, very | increasingly | rather, slightly | notoriously
The M40 through Oxfordshire is notoriously prone to fog.
She seems very prone to chest infections.
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