What does leaning mean?

Definitions for leaning
ˈli nɪŋlean·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word leaning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaning, propensity, tendency(noun)

    an inclination to do something

    "he felt leanings toward frivolity"

  2. proclivity, propensity, leaning(noun)

    a natural inclination

    "he has a proclivity for exaggeration"

  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"

  4. leaning(adj)

    the act of deviating from a vertical position

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. leaning(Noun)

    A tendency.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leaning

    of Lean

  2. Leaning(noun)

    the act, or state, of inclining; inclination; tendency; as, a leaning towards Calvinism

Anagrams for leaning »

  1. aneling

  2. lignane

How to pronounce leaning?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say leaning in sign language?

  1. leaning

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of leaning in a Sentence

  1. Karly Sigmund:

    I am leaning more towards Bernie but I have never heard anything that Hillary has to say besides the debates.

  2. Stephen Covey:

    Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.

  3. Peg Landry:

    I thought I had my mind made up 100 % for Biden, but then in the debate the other night I was really impressed with Amy Klobuchar. So now I'm not sure, i've been leaning toward Biden. But I haven't really been impressed with Cedric Richmond in the debates, so I want to see Cedric Richmond in person.

  4. Tom Perez:

    It seems like each time Democratic National Committee gets involved in a primary they support the establishment Democrats instead of the party's left leaning progressives, it would be nice if, at some point, calls for unity also mean supporting the left wing of the party.

  5. Michael Larsen:

    It was really cold and rainy, and he’s just sitting out there leaning against a tree.

Images & Illustrations of leaning

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