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Synonyms for leaning
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaning, propensity, tendency(noun)

    an inclination to do something

    "he felt leanings toward frivolity"

    Synonyms:
    trend, tendency, list, aptness, propensity, proclivity, inclination, disposition, lean, tilt

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, vertical, perpendicular

  2. proclivity, propensity, leaning(noun)

    a natural inclination

    "he has a proclivity for exaggeration"

    Synonyms:
    propensity, list, aptness, proclivity, tendency, lean, inclination, tilt

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, perpendicular, vertical

  3. tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning(noun)

    the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

    "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

    Synonyms:
    rock, disceptation, lean, list, magnetic dip, careen, magnetic inclination, angle of dip, sway, contention, tilt, argument, joust, inclination, controversy, inclination of an orbit, disputation, propensity, contestation, arguing, disposition, tendency, inclining, angle of inclination, proclivity, dip, listing

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, vertical, perpendicular

  4. leaning(adj)

    the act of deviating from a vertical position

    Synonyms:
    propensity, list, tilt, lean, tendency, proclivity, inclination

    Antonyms:
    vertical, perpendicular, horizontal

  5. atilt, canted, leaning, tilted, tipped(adj)

    departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal

    "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"

    Synonyms:
    atilt, tilted, canted, tipped

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, horizontal, vertical

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. leaning

    Synonyms:
    tendency, inclination, proclivity, propensity, partiality, bias, liking

    Antonyms:
    avoidance, aversion, repugnance, loathing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leaning(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bent, inclination, bias, propensity, proneness, TENDENCY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    layback, panther

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