be prone to

See: gravitate
References in classic literature ?
Reasons have been already given to induce a supposition that the State governments will too naturally be prone to a rivalship with that of the Union, the foundation of which will be the love of power; and that in any contest between the federal head and one of its members the people will be most apt to unite with their local government.
In addition the company will no longer be prone to unrealised exchange losses or gains arising from these notes, which were mainly denominated in US Dollars.