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lean to/towards

Definition of lean to/towards in English:

Incline or be partial to (a view or position): I now lean towards sabotage as the cause of the crash
More example sentences
  • However, another side of the band leans to the more melodic and powerful, wall-of-sound approach.
  • 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.
Synonyms
tend, incline, gravitate, have a tendency;
have a propensity for, have a proclivity for, have a preference for, have a penchant for, be partial to, be attracted to, have a liking for, have an affinity with, be prone to
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