Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / leaning
FEEDBACK

leaning

See definition of leaning on Dictionary.com

synonyms for leaning

  • inclination
  • predilection
  • propensity
  • sentiment
  • aptitude
  • bent
  • disposition
  • drift
  • favor
  • favoritism
  • liking
  • mindset
  • partiality
  • penchant
  • predisposition
  • proclivity
  • proneness
  • taste
  • thing
  • weakness
  • cup of tea
See also synonyms for: leanings
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for leaning

MOST RELEVANT
  • antipathy
  • dislike
  • hate
  • disinclination
  • fairness
  • hatred
  • impartiality
  • justice
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING leaning

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Rule Over This Quiz On The Amendments To The Constitution
START THE QUIZ

How to use leaning in a sentence

The political opinions of a CEO can trickle down through the company’s core values and mission, affecting the political leanings of employees drawn to the company.
RED CHAINS, BLUE CHAINSVINCE DIXONOCTOBER 21, 2020EATER
Campaign finance data reveals the political leanings of America’s top fast-food corporations and their employees.
RED CHAINS, BLUE CHAINSVINCE DIXONOCTOBER 21, 2020EATER
These big gaps belied the strong similarities in each groups’ political leanings.
DIGIDAY RESEARCH: AGENCY MEN AND WOMEN SEE THE BIG 2020 ELECTION ISSUES VERY DIFFERENTLYMAX WILLENSOCTOBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
Regardless of anyone’s political leanings, the elevated hostility this election cycle has most Americans shuddering.
WHY AMERICA’S VOLUNTEER SPIRIT COULD SAVE THE ELECTIONJAKEMETHOCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Knewz features articles from a range of competitors with different political leanings — such as The Hill, HuffPost, Bloomberg News — plus a range of local news outlets.
SIX MONTHS IN, NEWS CORP’S ‘KNEWZ’ AGGREGATOR HAS BIG AMBITIONSLARA O'REILLYJULY 16, 2020DIGIDAY
She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Pontelliers and Ratignolles walked ahead; the women leaning upon the arms of their husbands.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Arrived at the boat, they found Mayne standing in the water and leaning helplessly against the side of the craft.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"I won't speak while you're remembering," Rosemary promised, leaning her head confidingly against his shoulder.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 19, 2021
Choose the synonym for sorry
contrite

WORDS RELATED TO LEANING

  • affection
  • attraction
  • closeness
  • compatibility
  • cotton
  • cup of tea
  • druthers
  • fondness
  • good vibrations
  • leaning
  • partiality
  • rapport
  • same wavelength
  • simpatico
  • sympathy
  • thing
  • weakness
  • ability
  • aim
  • aptitude
  • bag
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • facility
  • faculty
  • flair
  • forte
  • genius
  • gift
  • head-set
  • knack
  • leaning
  • mind-set
  • nose
  • penchant
  • predilection
  • predisposition
  • preference
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • set
  • tack
  • tendency
  • thing for
  • tilt
  • turn
  • weakness for
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

freebooternoun | [free-boo-ter ]SEE DEFINITION