inclining, end, dip, like, drift, list, design, lean, purpose, tilt, object, partiality, intent, substance, intention, magnetic dip, aspiration, angle of inclination, endeavor, approach, cast, goal, style, purport, magnetic inclination, thrust, squint, turn, burden, disposal, mark, meaning, vogue, movement, angle of dip, determination, inclination of an orbit, aim
direction (part of speech: noun)
susceptibility (part of speech: noun)
tendency (part of speech: noun)
habit (part of speech: noun)
fixed ways, trait, conventionality, leaning, instinct, temperament, familiarity, custom, second nature, acclimation, routine, lifestyle, regularity, addiction, wont, treadmill, rut, way of life, mannerism, disposition, daily grind, tradition, habit
- The tendency of language, however, is the other way. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
- I am not, he said, one of those who think that competition can be established by law against the drift of a world- wide economic tendency.... - "Contemporary American History, 1877-1913", Charles A. Beard.
- Finally, a tendency shows itself to approach a limit of response. - "Response in the Living and Non-Living", Jagadis Chunder Bose.