|1.||[ adjective ] departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal|
|Synonyms:||tilted canted tipped atilt|
"the leaning tower of Pisa" "the headstones were tilted"
|2.||[ noun ] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical|
|Synonyms:||list lean inclination tilt|
"the tower had a pronounced tilt" "the ship developed a list to starboard" "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
|Related terms:||position lean lean list|
|3.||[ noun ] an inclination to do something|
"he felt leanings toward frivolity"
|Related terms:||inclination tend|
|4.||[ noun ] a natural inclination|
"he has a proclivity for exaggeration"
|5.||[ adjective ] resting against a support|
|6.||[ noun ] the act deviating from a vertical position|