Definition of LEANING

noun : LEANING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the act of deviating from a vertical position ;

verb : LEANING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) cause to lean or incline; "He leaned his rifle against the wall" ;

  • 3. (

    ) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence" ;

  • 4. (

    ) rely on for support; "We can lean on this man" ;

  • 5. (

    ) cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree" ;

Adjective : LEANING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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