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gravitate

grav·i·tate

gravitate

pronunciation:
grae v teIt
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gravitated, gravitates, gravitating
definition: to move toward or be attracted to something by or as if by a force of gravity.
With respect to my reading habits, I gravitate toward mysteries.He enjoys intellectual conversation and gravitates toward very intelligent women.
synonyms:
incline, lean, tend
similar words:
favor, head for, like