English adjective: leaning
|1.||leaning departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal|
|Samples||The leaning tower of Pisa.|
The headstones were tilted.
|Synonyms||atilt, canted, tilted, tipped|
|Antonyms||horizontal, vertical, perpendicular|
English noun: leaning
|1.||leaning (feeling) an inclination to do something|
|Samples||He felt leanings toward frivolity.|
|2.||leaning (cognition) a natural inclination|
|Samples||He has a proclivity for exaggeration.|
|Broader (hypernym)||disposition, inclination, tendency|
|3.||leaning (attribute) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical|
|Samples||The tower had a pronounced tilt.|
The ship developed a list to starboard.
He walked with a heavy inclination to the right.
|Synonyms||inclination, lean, list, tilt|
|Broader (hypernym)||position, spatial relation|
|4.||leaning (act) the act of deviating from a vertical position|
|Broader (hypernym)||act, deed, human action, human activity|