HyperDic: leaning

English > 5 senses of the word leaning:
ADJECTIVEallleaning, atilt, canted, tilted, tippeddeparting or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
NOUNfeelingleaning, propensity, tendencyan inclination to do something
cognitionleaning, proclivity, propensitya natural inclination
attributeleaning, tilt, list, inclination, leanthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
actleaningthe act of deviating from a vertical position
leaning > pronunciation
Soundsliy'nihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > leaning: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdeparting or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.
Example"the leaning tower of Pisa"
Synonymsatilt, canted, tilted, tipped
BroaderinclinedAt an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
Spanishinclinado
English > leaning: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn inclination to do something.
Example"he felt leanings toward frivolity"
Synonymspropensity, tendency
BroaderinclinationThat toward which you are inclined to feel a liking
Spanishinclinación, propensión, tendencia
Catalaninclinació, tendència
English > leaning: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA natural inclination.
Synonymsproclivity, propensity
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishproclividad, propensión
Catalanproclivitat, propensió
English > leaning: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.
Synonymstilt, list, inclination, lean
Broaderposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Spanishinclinación
Catalaninclinació
English > leaning: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of deviating from a vertical position.
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen

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