(noun, adjective, verb)


1. departing or being caused to depart from the center.

- the leaning tower of Pisa

Similar word(s): inclined, atilt, canted, tilted, tipped


1. an inclination to do something

- he felt leanings toward frivolity

Similar word(s): propensity, tendency

Definition categories: feeling, inclination

2. a natural inclination

Similar word(s): proclivity, propensity

Definition categories: thought, disposition, inclination, tendency

3. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

Similar word(s): inclination, lean, list, tilt

Definition categories: attribute, position

4. the act of deviating from a vertical position

Definition categories: act, deed


1. present participle of lean