To tip at an angle; to slope; to form a rising slope.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: leaned).
1. To cause to lean or incline.
2. To rely on for support.
3. To incline or bend from a vertical position; SYN. tilt, tip, slant, angle.
1. To lie obliquely
2. To present with a bias; SYN. angle, weight.
1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline.
2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward.
3. To have weight or influence; to use one's influence
ETYM Old Eng. tilten, tulten, to totter, fall, as. tealt unstable, precarious; akin to tealtrian to totter, to vacillate, Dutch tel amble, ambling pace, German zelt, Icel. tölt an ambling pace, tölta to amble. Related to Totter.
To charge with a tilt, as in a joust.
ETYM Cf. lg. tippen to tap, Swed. tippa, and Eng. tap to strike gently.
1. To cause to tip or tilt.
2. To give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; SYN. bung.
3. To mark with a tip.