What is another word for leans?

Pronunciation: [lˈiːnz] (IPA)

Leans is a common verb that is often used to describe the action of tilting or inclining something. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this action, such as tilts, slants, slopes, tilting, inclines, angles, leans over, tips, and pitches. Each of these words brings a slightly different connotation or implication to the action of leaning. Tilts, slants, and slopes typically suggest a gradual or variable incline, while angles and leans over suggest a more abrupt or intentional inclination. No matter which synonym you use, it's important to choose the word that best captures the intended meaning and tone of your writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Leans?

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Usage examples for Leans

But certainly the inference leans rather toward than against the belief that it was for Him to select every place which should be sacred.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
She leans over to seize it, and the top of the wall gives way.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
She leans over it admiringly, touching the jewels as she speaks of them.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Leans

  • I am seeking for the bridge which leans from the visible to the invisible through reality.
    Max Beckmann
  • I don't look like someone who leans on a mantelpiece with a cocktail in my hand, you know.
    Charles Bronson
  • In recent decades this symbolic or metaphorical lyric has given way to one which leans toward metonymy.
    Thomas Harrison
  • The world leans on us. When we sag, the whole world seems to droop.
    Eric Hoffer
  • A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots, his heritage. He feels like an orphan without his parents.
    Raj Kapoor

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