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[lˈiːnɪŋ], [lˈiːnɪŋ], [l_ˈiː_n_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms for Leaning:

crooked (adjective)

angular, crooked, slanted, sloped, tilted.

diagonal (adjective)

angled, aslant, biased, crosswise, deviated, devious, diagonal, inclined, indirect, slanting, sloping.

oblique (adjective)

askew, bevelled, oblique, skewed, zigzag.

angularity (noun)

angularity, bent, bias, deviation, deviousness, inclination, indirection, slant, slope.

crookedness (noun)

crookedness, tilt.

habit (noun)

acclimation, addiction, conventionality, custom, daily grind, disposition, familiarity, fixed ways, habit, instinct, lifestyle, mannerism, regularity, routine, rut, second nature, temperament, tendency, tradition, trait, treadmill, way of life, wont.

tendency (noun)

affinity, aptness, course, direction, grain, penchant, polarity, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, tenor, trend.

tending (verb)

inclining, tending.

Other synonyms and related words:

Leaning Tower, Parti Pris, Raked, Tilting, Verging, abide, ability, accumbent, affection, affirm, aid, angle, angle of dip, angle of inclination, animus, apdisposition, appetence, appetite, applicability, appreciation, approach, apt, aptendency, aptitude, arguing, argument, aslope, assert, assure, at an angle, atilt, attachment, attitude, attraction, attractiveness, bag, be acquainted with, be friendly, be friends, be introduced to, bear good will, bearing, become friendly, befriend, bend, bend over, bending, bending forward, benevolent, bevel, beveled, biassed, bigotry, bond, break the lee, camber, cant, canted, canting, capacity, capacity for, careen, careening, carry, cast, character, chosen kind, circuitous, conatus, conducement, conduciveness, constitution, contention, contestation, continue, controversy, cup of tea, curve, declare, declination, declivitous, decumbent, deflection, delight, desire, device, diathesis, dip, disceptation, discrimination, disposed, disputation, distortion, drift, druthers, eagerness, eccentricity, empathy, endure, enjoyment, eye, facility, faculty, fancy, fascination, favor, favoritism, favour, favouritism, feel, feeling, feeling for, felicity, fetish, flair, fondness, forejudgment, frame of mind, friendliness, genius for, get into favor, gift, gift for, given, grade, graded, gradient, gravitate, gravitating, gravitation, habitude, have, have dealings with, heed, heeling, help, hold, hold communication with, hope, horizontal, humor, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, idle, impulse, inactive, inclinable, inclinational, inclinatory, incline, individualism, inequality, innate aptitude, instrumentality, intellect, interest, introduce to, intuition, involvement, jaundice, jaundiced eye, joust, keep, keep company with, kidney, knack, know, lateral, lead, lean, leaned, leanest, leanly, leans, leant, liability, liable, like, likely, liking, list, listing, lop-sided, lopsided, love, lurch, lying, lying down, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, maintain, make, make acquaintance with, make friends, make much of, makeup, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, mood, mould, moulder, mouldy, movement, mutual affinity, mutual attraction, nature, nepotism, nisus, not fair, obliquity, of a mind, off-balance, on a slope, one-sidedness, opinion, orientation, out of plumb, out of square, overbalanced, overhanging, palate, partial, partialism, partiality, particular choice, partisanism, partisanship, party spirit, passion, pebble, personal choice, pick acquaintance with, pitch, pitched, pitching, pleasure, point of view, position, posture, preconceived notion, preconception, predisposed, preference, preferential treatment, preferment, prejudgement, prejudgment, prejudice, prejudiced, prepossession, preserve, probability, prone, quality, rake, raking, ramp, readiness, recline, reclining, recumbent, relieve, relish, rely, reposing, rock, scrape acquaintance with, sensitivity, sensitivity to, sentiment, set, shelving, shelvy, sideling, sidelong, sixth sense, skill, skinnily, slantways, slantwise, slenderly, slopeness, sociality, soft spot, squint, stamp, stand, stomach, strain, streak, stretched out, stripe, style, subconscious, subject, subservience, supine, susceptibility, sustain, swag, sway, swear, sweet tooth, swerve, sympathize with, sympathy, talent, taste, temper, tend, tendent, tendential, tendentious, tendentiousness, than, thing, thinly, thought, tide, tip, tipped, tipping, tipsy, tolerance, tone, top-heavy, tropism, turn, turn for, turn of mind, twist, type, unbalanced, undetachment, undispassionateness, unerect, unneutrality, unstable, unsteady, utility, veer, vein, velleity, view, viewpoint, warp, weakness, willing, willingness, with.

Rhymes for Leaning:

  1. meaning, weaning, greening, cleaning, screening, preening;
  2. demeaning, convening;
  3. intervening;

Quotes for Leaning:

  1. If you are not leaning no one will ever let you down. Robert Anthony.
  2. Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left. Paul Cezanne.
  3. It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies. Hugh MacDiarmid.