Definitions of leaning
  1. noun
    the act of deviating from a vertical position
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    type of:
    act, deed, human action, human activity
    something that people do or cause to happen
  2. noun
    the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    synonyms: inclination, lean, list, tilt
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    type of:
    position, spatial relation
    the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
  3. noun
    a natural inclination
    synonyms: proclivity, propensity
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    type of:
    disposition, inclination, tendency
    an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
  4. noun
    an inclination to do something
    “he felt leanings toward frivolity”
    synonyms: propensity, tendency
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    type of:
    that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking
  5. adjective
    departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    “the leaning tower of Pisa”
    synonyms: atilt, canted, tilted, tipped
    at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
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