Recline

usgb/rɪˈklaɪn/Volume
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Relaxed PosturePlay
Use to describe comfort and relaxation, often in a home or casual setting. SlideShe reclined on the hammock, soaking up the calm afternoon.
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Not AsleepPlay
Reclining implies a state of rest, but not necessarily sleeping. SlideHe reclined in the shade, watching the clouds drift by.
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Physical SupportPlay
Implies leaning against something that supports your weight. SlideShe reclined against the pillows piled up at the head of the bed.