One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Incline or be partial to (a view or position)‘I now lean toward sabotage as the cause of the crash’
tend, incline, gravitate, have a tendencyView synonyms
- ‘He offered a softer edge to policy and pronouncements; he deliberately leant towards the centre.’
- ‘For a site targeting males, use guitars, bass and brass because they lean towards band instruments and sounds.’
- ‘So that still leaves us looking for a country that leans towards coins yet has coins of increasing size with value.’
- ‘However, another side of the band leans to the more melodic and powerful, wall-of-sound approach.’
- ‘He said his politics are ‘independent, leaning to libertarian.’’
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