tilt toward (something)

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tilt toward (something)

1. To lean or slope slightly toward someone, something, or some direction. He tilted toward his colleague and whispered something. There must be a nail loose or something, because this mirror keeps leaning toward the left.
2. To cause something to lean or slope slightly toward someone, something, or some direction. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tilt" and "toward." Would you mind tilting the screen toward the sofa a little bit more? I can't see it very clearly. She assumed a fighting stance and tilted her blade toward her opponent.
See also: tilt, toward

tilt toward someone or something

 
1. Lit to lean toward someone or something. The table is tilting toward Roger. The old shed tilted toward the west.
2. Fig. to favor choosing someone or something; to lean toward doing something. I am tilting toward Roger for my assistant. I am tilting toward the red car, not the black one.
See also: tilt, toward