Meaning of “lean toward something” in the English Dictionary


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lean toward something

phrasal verb with lean us /lin/ verb [ I/T ] past tense and past participle leaned /lind/

to be interested in something and be likely to do a particular activity:

He said he was leaning toward entering the race for governor.

(Definition of “lean toward something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)