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A tendency or partiality of a particular kind
“What are some leader leanings liable to leave an organization losing?”
A prevailing or general movement or inclination
“… the news media are often accused of having liberal leanings.”
Running in a slanting direction
“… the leaning tower of Pisa is a popular tourist attraction in Italy.”
Present participle for be in or move into a sloping position
“Carolyn leaned forward in her plush seat as the large house came into the view at the end of the long drive.”
Present participle for be disposed
“For a site targeting males, use guitars, bass and brass because they lean towards band instruments and sounds.”
Present participle for to place reliance or trust
“Individuals in these acute situations often seek guidance from someone they can trust or lean on.”
“The air seems to thicken around me, and I have to lean against the door to support myself.”
“Just lean on them, big fella; they'll feel the pressure.”
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