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

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. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    Maybe leaning towards a governor.

  2. Robert Anthony:

    If you are not leaning, no one will let you down.

  3. Nathan Harman:

    There was someone leaning into the driver's side door.

  4. Rita Rudner:

    I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight.

  5. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman:

    I’m leaning to say that this is more of a crime than it is a crash.

Images & Illustrations of leaning

  1. leaningleaningleaning

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