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Related to leaning: leaning towards
leaningnoun attitude, bent, bias, conviction, favor, favorable predisposition toward, favoritism, gravitation, habit, idiosyncrasy, in disequilibrium, liking, partiality, penchant, predisposition, predisposition toward, prejudgment, prejudice, prepossession, proclivity, proneness, propensity, readiness, stand, standpoint, susceptibility, temperament, tendency, trend, unbalanced
Associated concepts: judge's leaning toward issuing a decision
See also: character, characteristic, choice, conatus, conviction, disposition, favor, favoritism, habit, inclination, inclined, inequity, nepotism, oblique, partiality, penchant, perspective, persuasion, point of view, position, posture, preconception, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, proclivity, propensity, stand, standpoint, tendency