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Synonyms for leaning
ˈli nɪŋlean·ing

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  1. leaning

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

    Antonyms:
    avoidance, aversion, repugnance, loathing

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. leaning, propensity, tendencynoun

    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, leaningnoun

    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, leaningnoun

    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. leaningadjective

    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, tippedadjective

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. leaningnoun

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

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  1. leaningadjective

    Synonyms:
    reclining, inclining, supine

  2. leaningnoun

    Synonyms:
    inclination, tendency, propensity, bent, bias, proneness, predisposition, proclivity, reclination

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "leaning":

    layback, panther

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How to use leaning in a sentence?

  1. Vice President Joe Biden:

    There are still things within our power as a nation we can do by returning to basics. Not left-leaning, liberal ideas that are bordering on confiscation, wealth-envy, basic, basic things: build roads, bridges, technology, invest in research and development and generate more educational achievement.

  2. Grace Segers:

    We're all kind of feeling the same thing right now, this sort of disbelief that already a year has gone by and here we are, there's a bit of an informal network of reporters who've been through it that day, and are still coping with that, who are leaning on each other and talking to each other.

  3. Sara Bareilles:

    I'm dealing with old demons of anxiety and depression and working to manage that while taking in what's happening and leaning into activism, i've been going to [ social justice ] marches, all masked up, of course. I did a lot of reading, researching, listening. I'm trying to correct my mistakes. And philanthropically, supporting organizations like Color of Change and Black Lives Matter.

  4. Orison Swett Marden:

    Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.

  5. Tony Gonzales:

    We're going to be winning races that no one thought we'd win before. And how are we going to do it? By leaning into our conservative values, this is just the start of the future of the Republican Party. I'm excited to be a part of it.


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